Tower of the Winds (2)

Tower of the Winds (2)

Detail of the reliefs on the north face of the Tower of the Winds. 

In the center (north face) is the north wind, Boreas, represented as a man wearing a heavy cloak blowing through a twisted conch shell.


On his right (left of the viewer – the northeast face) Kaikias is represented as a man carrying and emptying a shield full of small round objects that some have interpreted as hailstones.


On the left of Boreas (viewer’s right – the northwest face) is Skiron represented as a bearded man carrying a bronze pot full of hot ashes and charcoal.


For an important general description and view of this monument Click Here.