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)
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: the Tower of the Winds city Athens wind the Horologion of Andronikos of Kyrrhos
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME