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Lucca Cathedral (San Martino): Medieval Stone Labyrinth

Medieval Stone Labyrinth

Symbolic stone labyrinth embedded in the right pier of the portico, 12th century or 13th century. It is accompanied by a Latin inscription referring to ancient pagan mythology: "This is the labyrinth built by Dedalus of Crete; all who entered therein were lost, save Theseus, thanks to Ariadne's thread." Cathedral of San Martino, Lucca, Italy.