Blogging from A to Z Challenge
We've made it to the end of the alphabet, and the letter "Z" which is for zodiac. The twelve astrological signs of the zodiac have appeared in art for centuries.
In Venice, the gold signs of the zodiac run counter-clockwise on the blue face of the astronomical clock on the Clock Tower in St. Mark's Square. They are surrounded by the 24 hours of the day in Roman numerals engraved in the white marble. This clock dates from the early Renaissance.
|Astronomical Clock, Venice|