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Fountain of the Dodecaetro in Villa Giulia

The fountain contains a marble dodecahedron, where for each face there is a sundial. the first clock system in the central basin dates back to 1784 on a project attributed to mathematician Lorenzo Federici. Sundials were removed and dispersed in the 1998th century. In XNUMX they were redesigned by Francesco Crifasi and Maria Luisa Tuscano according to the current European timetable system. On the ten quadrants the shadow of the gnomes indicates the true solar time. The sculpture is located in the center of a circular fountain and is supported by the statue of a crouching young man. Around the fountain there is a railing decorated with metal sculptures.

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