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Athens. Greece. View of the south and southeast of the Tower of the Winds, showing the semicircular reservoir for the water which ran the clocks works. The southeast relief shows the mythical figure of Euros, a bearded old man warmly wrapped in a cloak. The octagonal hydraulic clock tower of Pentelic marble built by the astronomer Andronikos Kyrristes in the 1st century BC. Personifications of the eight winds are carved in relief at the top of each of the sides. The tower is on the eastern side of the ancient Roman Agora in Athens
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