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

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