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Assyrian Winged Bull maze puzzle

Maze puzzle of Assyrian winged bull statue (850 BC)

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What is it that lies at the center of a maze, and, once we discover its secret, will we be able to find our way back out again? For thousands of years this apparently simple question has captivated cultures all around the world.

Since before the ancient Greeks first began telling the mythical story of Theseus and the Minotaur, the symbol of the maze—and what it signifies—has intrigued, inspired and entertained humankind.

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The Pyramids likewise surpass description, but the Egyptian Labyrinth surpasses the Pyramids."

—Herodotus, Greek historian, 5th century BC

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