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Solve the Labyrinth Bones Puzzle in Mythology Island

The Minotaur’s Labyrinth in Poptropica Mythology Island is a tricky place, indeed. Looking at the comments posted to my Poptropica Mythology Island Walkthrough video, it looks like a few people are having problems with the bones puzzle that you have to do after meeting the ghost of Pan inside the labyrinth.

The puzzle starts off by simply saying,

Fifteen bones of ancient men,
Take back six but still leave ten.

It doesn’t take a math genius to figure out that fifteen minus six is nine, so taking six bones away from fifteen doesn’t exactly leave you ten. Or does it? Remember, the labyrinth is a sneaky place and heed Pan’s advice that there is more than one way to read the bones.

The answer, of course, is that this is a riddle. You can remove six bones to leave nine bones in place that spell out the word ten. Take a look at the before and after screenshots.

Labyrinth Bones Puzzle

You start with fifteen bones...

There you have it. That minotaur is one sneaky monster.

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103 comments

  1. why did they make so many hard things in the labrnith?

  2. This part was really easy, it’s those stupid snakes that are hard!!!! ;(

  3. yea candy cotton is right

  4. and that silly scorpion !

  5. You know, for a creature of Mythology infamous for being a bloodthirstly man/bull, he is pretty smart. That bridge must be the bridge to Create, the island on which the myth of the Minotaur is supposed to take place.

  6. the labyrinth is so
    easy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. I need help on the red eyed snake part. I can’t get the red eyed snake even if I stay in one hole and wait for it to come out. Help! (I’m pretty sure many people have said that before…).

  8. wow i didnt know that!your so clever mytoman

  9. CottonC

  10. sry bout that . As I was saying, CottonCandy, just click like crazy or watch the walkthrough.

  11. I mean CandyCotton. But if it is TOO hard, just click CLOSE.

  12. its so hard cause sometimes they come twice at the same position and sometimes they come odly out of nowhere

  13. sneaky wing if you want to join a multiverse room with me enter the code….DGH44

  14. thx for showing how to beat the island!!!

  15. i cant wait till skull dugery is out, it took me 2 days to pass mytholy island it was easy oh and the snakes where not hard they where easy i think it is my faverite island of all

  16. I’m on. hey, IM HAPPY,I tried to get in your room, but I guess you shut down your computer. BTW You can go in my room. Here’s the code…..AQG51

  17. You’re are an odd player, huh I’M HAPPY. I’m not insulting him he said it himself in one of the comments. No argument here! ๐Ÿ˜€

  18. what does thrice mean??

  19. the labyrinth was the easiest part form me. the maze was like overly easy. and the bones puzzle wasn’t even a challenge. and Mythoman, the minotaur was a pet of king Minos who lived on CRETE (cuz u spelled it wronge and i looked like create). Anyways, King minos didn’t want to lose him so he trapped the minotaur in the labyrinth and the labyrinth was designed so that nobody can get in and so nobody can get out thats why the labyrinth looked was like that, and the gate had to be opened by creating a tune. thats really how the myth goes.

  20. *wrong not “wronge”
    and
    *for not form

  21. princessshinegoldheart666

    thanks!!!!!! i have all the medallions now!!!!!!

  22. I don’t need that part’s guide…I’m wondering what do do AFTER that!

  23. WHAT you’re like spamming Christopher
    And I don’t think this is the longest comment in the world because I myself had even longer ones

  24. i figured that out it was easy and Sunny you just click the snake’s head really fast.The
    red-eyed snake moves even faster than the regular snakes.It took me half an hour so
    you have to time it right.

    -Cool Flyer

  25. is anybody on? give me their code. i don’t have 1.

  26. BTW, i have beaten every island that has come out to everyone.i beat early poptropica,shark tooth,24 carrot,time tangled,super power,spy,nabooti,big nate,
    astro knights,counterfeit,reality TV,and mythology. So you can say i’m a good player.

    -Cool Flyer

  27. NEVER TALK TO THE GUY ON THE PICTURE

  28. Any…one? Do you know what to do after that bones puzzle I’m stuck
    P.S. I did complete Mythology but I’m on my other account and I forgot… ๐Ÿ˜•

  29. the snake bit is not that hard all you do is click on the red eyed snake about like 4 times

  30. i said it up there!!!there is no special way to do this.You just have to click the
    red-eyed snake 3 times.

    Cool Flyer

  31. watch the walkthrough again then sunny

  32. if anyone wants to join a room with me the code is…DAQ33

  33. well in the labrinth its not the minators its that one dudes………

  34. i dont know wat 2 do 4 the sphinx’s riddle thingy i dunno why but i found that CONFUSING

  35. SPell ten with bones
    TEN not the lower case n the upper case (N)

  36. The red eye snake part is really hard.What happens when you click on the green snakes? Plz help me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  37. lolz im finnish tht when the mythology was open

  38. *sigh* I’m from China and they don’t allow YouTube if I want to watch must get out of China ๐Ÿ™

  39. I know you need to click the fast red-eyed snake three times or something but I just can’t find the board with holes I went through the entire labyrinth (except the part that the scorpion or something blocking)

  40. UGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!! duh that ten part was simple but how do u get the friggen red eyed snake~!!!

  41. Grrrrrrrr hope I find it I’m frustrated ๐Ÿ˜ก

  42. Cool Flyer? Technically, you are not a good player. Many people have finished all of the islands. Like me, Mythoman, and Sunny and stuff like that.

  43. How do you know I completed all islands and mini-quests Jennelle?

  44. Included me i finish it too after 1/2 dayx
    Excusรƒยจ moi

  45. Wow magicbird you can speak French?

  46. Oh my I went through again and again but still can’t find the board grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr ๐Ÿ˜ก >:( ๐Ÿ™ o_o

  47. ๐Ÿ˜ฅ

  48. Sunny, If you follow the walkthrough you can find it easy.
    Thats what I did.
    And I completed it in one day!:D

  49. The problem is, Yasmine, I AM FROM CHINA AND THEY DON’T ALLOW ME TO GET ON YOUTUBE SO I CAN’T SEE THE WALKTHROUGH UNDERSTAND?

  50. i did the red eyed snake thing but it took forever ๐Ÿ˜€

  51. kinda of ,cuz my teacher is really good at fracaise/french
    were going to learn foods
    hehehehe!!!!!!!!

  52. >_> yeah, i think all the islands are pretty easy, but sometimes I just can’t think and watching these walkthoughs are helpful ^^

  53. Oh ok magicbird ‘bonne chance’ ๐Ÿ˜€

  54. magicbird, are you ever going to learn grammar?

  55. On Mytholgy Island, when you turn to a god, your a whole lot heavier.

  56. sunny,u got to go past the scorpian to get to the bones,

  57. Hey Sunny I can beat that.

  58. who hates justin beiber???ANYONE

  59. I hate that puzzle at the labrynth

  60. I can’t wait until Skullduggery Island comes out.

  61. I hate Justin Beiber.

  62. I hate Justin … what’s his name.];

  63. THAT IS SO NOT FAIR!

  64. I’ve completed all of Poptropica until skullduggery comes.But I’m thinking about getting a membership.

  65. I’ve completed all of Poptropica until skullduggery comes.But I’m thinking about getting a membership for a new island release.

  66. I’m thinking about getting a membership for a new island release.

  67. How do you get through the gate?

  68. haha this is soooooo freaking fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  69. I got bored so I tried to spell a word and It happend and I had no idea what I was supposed to do!!!

  70. The red eyed snake is so stinking hard!!:( I hate it so much!!!!!!>:(

  71. Ehhhhhhhhhh how do I get past that scorpion thing? ๐Ÿ™„

  72. can some one tell me how please for me! : D

  73. hey ding dong i hate justin beiber

  74. oh and i beat mythology

  75. jillian to beat the red eye snake u just click the right computer button everything stops
    move your mouse to the snake and you can do it then keep clicking right when you see
    a red eye snake. ๐Ÿ™‚

  76. Thx I am really looking foward to it! ๐Ÿ™‚

  77. ๐Ÿ™„ stupid red-eyed snake.

  78. IT DIDNT WORK

  79. omg i HATE justin beiber i could outsing him anyday anytime. I CANT GET THROUGH THE BONES THING!!!! I PUT IN THE WORD TEN BUT I CANT GET THROUGH SOME ONE PLZ HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  80. I agree with skye, except justin beaver can’t sing. He just kinda talks annoyingly and gets toilet paper thrown at him (saw that on YouTube, LOL).

  81. i think skye jealous becoz he can’t sing like that JUSTIN BEAVER…
    hehe…

  82. i get pass the bone puzzle the snake…

  83. get a life people and i hate this so mach and help me plase help me and wired life her

  84. Shut up coolbeans! Anyway, I still can’t get past that scorpion thingy! Please help! ๐Ÿ™

  85. yeah the game is kewl

  86. lolz i love poptropica!!!! its so awesome its a bit like fantage and club penguin though but u cant speak it chooses for you but i still like it some of the puzzles and challenges are hard and iritatining though but i always look it up on youtube or i just type the question in it and it sometimes comes up ive finished the 24 carrot island one and almost the spy island one and almost the astro knights one and some of them if you need help from me for astro knights or any island maybe i can help if you do need help just email me at izzie278@gmail.com ill b there and yeah see ya and good luck to you if you get stuck and be smart to find out the hard and challening puzzles that you may get anyways see ya bye!

  87. the reed pipe test is sooo irratating!

  88. Awesome it worked thanks!

  89. great i never thought of thats

  90. never helpful but whats not helpful is my stupid sister coughing me like a idiot