Nov. 1, 2017 – The British archeologist Sir Arthur Evans began excavating at Knossos, in Crete, in 1900. Based on what he found, he “reconstituted” what he believed to be the labyrinthine palace that Daedalus built to house the Minotaur, employing hundreds of artisans to rebuild a lost world whose aesthetic bore a surprising resemblance to Art Deco.