Image of Minotaur labyrinth found

Jun 15, 2007

An ancient image of the mythological Minotaur labyrinth has been found in Bulgaria.

Bulgarian National Radio said the artifact depicting the legendary labyrinth of King Minos was discovered near the village of Golyam Derven, the Sofia News Service said Thursday.

The labyrinth image carved on the slate is perfectly preserved, the report said. It was found by researchers studying the entrance to an ancient Thracian tomb.

Copyright 2007 by United Press International

Explore further: Grant Museum starts major project to preserve rarest skeleton in the world

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Inner ear may hold key to ancient primate behavior

Jun 13, 2012

CT scans of fossilized primate skulls or skull fragments from both the Old and New Worlds may shed light on how these extinct animals moved, especially for those species without any known remains, according ...

Recommended for you

Woolly mammoth skeleton sold at UK auction

4 hours ago

The skeleton of an Ice Age woolly mammoth fetched £189,000 ($300,000, 239.000 euros) at auction Wednesday as it went under the hammer in Britain with a host of other rare or extinct species.

Recreating clothes from the Iron Age

13 hours ago

A few years ago, the oldest known piece of clothing ever discovered in Norway, a tunic dating from the Iron Age, was found on a glacier in Breheimen. Now about to be reconstructed using Iron Age textile techniques, ...

User comments : 0

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.