Gathering of devout Muslims at the Tower of the Winds in Athens, which was used as a tekije (dervish lodge). Sixteen ostrich eggs hang from the ceiling to avert the evil eye. A depiction of the first stage of the whirling dervishes' ritual: the faithful praise God and Prophet Muhammad.
Entrance to the Tower of the Winds. Dance of the Derwisches.
DODWELL, Edward. Views in Greece, from Drawings by Edward Dodwell Esq. F.S.A &c., London, Rodwell and Martin, 1819.
Social sphere and everyday life
The Gennadius Library - The American School of Classical Studies at Athens