The Wind of Boreas on the Tower of the Winds at the Roman Agora, Athens
The Horologion of Andronikos of Kyrrhos (also known as the Tower of the Winds) is a work by architect and astonomer Andronikos of Kyrrhos in Macedonia. It is located on the northern slop of the Acropolis near the Roman Agora (and is now within the Ancient Agora archeological compound). It was built during the late Hellenistc period, possibly at the end of the 2nd century BC. Built between 19 BC and 11 BC, the Roman Agora was the commercial center of ancient Athens. It featured a large rectangular building with an open courtyard surrounded by shops, storerooms, and offices.
- The Wind of Boreas on the Tower of the Winds at the Roman Agora, Athens (1390518083622).tif
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