The Horologion of Andronikos Kyrristos (Tower of the Winds) in Athens, with the Acropolis in the background. Seikh Mustafa, chief of the order of Whirling Dervishes, who used the monument as their tekije (dervish lodge), is standing at the entrance of the monument, leaning on a staff, with his back turned. In the foreground, a woman from an affluent family is promenading with her daughters and maidservant.
A view of the Tower of the Winds.
STUART, James / REVETT, Nicholas. The Antiquities of Athens measured and delineated by James Stuart F.R.S. and F.S.A. and Nicholas Revett painters and architects, vol. I, London, John Haberkorn, 1762.
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