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Minotaur bust, (National Archaeological Museum of Athens)
Grouping Mythological creature
Parents Cretan Bull and Pasiphaë
Mythology Greek
Region Crete

The Minotaur (Greek: Μινώταυρος) is a creature in Greek mythology. He is shown as half-bull, half-man, normally with the head of a bull and body of a man. He lived at the center of the Cretan Labyrinth (maze). The Labyrinth was built for King Minos by Daedalus. The Minotaur was killed by Theseus.

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