The Tower of the Winds
1st century BCE.
Height 12.8 m.
Athens

The Tower of the Winds.

1st century BCE.
Height 12.8 m.

Athens
(Αθήνα)

Description:
The Tower of the Winds (12.8 metres) with weathercock, sun-dial and klepsydra, erected by Andronikos in Athens and remaining until our days. So-called due to reliefs with the picture of the eigth principal winds.
Credits:
© Picture, text: Slovar antichnosti. Per. s nem.— M.: Progress, 1989 (to the article “Andronikos”)
Keywords: αρχιτεκτονική architectura architecture architettura architektur the tower of the winds city athens wind the horologion of andronikos of kyrrhos
History of Ancient Rome