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Labyrinth of Minos is a Greek myth technology in Age of Mythology that is available to worshipers of Athena and can be researched at the Temple. Once researched, it upgrades Minotaurs to Bull Minotaurs, increasing their hit points by +40% and reducing their food cost by 25%.

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Minos, the Minoan king of Crete, imprisoned the minotaur in a complex labyrinth designed by Daedalus, the famous Athenian inventor. The labyrinth was so skillfully designed that none could escape before they were devoured by the minotaur. None but Theseus, that is, who, aided by Minos' daughter Ariadne, was able to find his way by unraveling thread to mark his route. Minos was so enraged that he imprisoned Daedalus in the labyrinth, but Daedalus escaped by fashioning bird wings of wax. Upon his death, Minos was made one of the judges of Hades.

The Minoan palace at Knossos had an elaborate floorplan and may have led to the myth of the labyrinth.
—In-game history section
Greek myth technologies in Age of Mythology
ArchaicAge Archaic Age
ZeusPortrait ZeusOlympicParentage Olympic Parentage
HadesPortrait HadesVaultsOfErebus Vaults of Erebus
PoseidonPortrait PoseidonLordOfHorses Lord of Horses
ClassicalAge Classical Age
AthenaIcon AthenaSarissa Sarissa · AegisShield Aegis Shield · LabyrinthOfMinos Labyrinth of Minos
HermesIcon HermesSpiritedCharge Spirited Charge · SylvanLore Sylvan Lore · WingedMessenger Winged Messenger
AresIcon AresSpearOfPanic Phobos' Spear of Panic · WillOfKronos Will of Kronos · BowOfHorror Enyo's Bow of Horror · SwordOfDread Deimos' Sword of Dread
HeroicAge Heroic Age
ApolloIcon ApolloSunRay Sun Ray · OracleTech Oracle · TempleOfHealing Temple of Healing
DionysusIcon DionysusBacchanalia Bacchanalia · Anastrophe Anastrophe · Thracian Thracian Horses
AphroditeIcon AphroditeGoldenApples Golden Apples · DivineBlood Divine Blood · RoarOfOrthus Roar of Orthus
MythicAge Mythic Age
HeraIcon HeraMontrousRage Monstrous Rage · FaceOfTheGorgon Face of the Gorgon · AthenianWall Athenian Wall
HephaestusIcon HephaestusForgeOfOlympus Forge of Olympus · HandOfTalos Hand of Talos · ShoulderOfTalos Shoulder of Talos · WeaponOfTheTitans Weapon of the Titans
ArtemisIcon ArtemisFlamesOfTyphon Flames of Typhon · ShaftsOfPlague Shafts of Plague · Trierarch Trierarch