Greece, Ancient Greek Technology

Periaktoi for the rapid change of scenery in theaters. Photo : Augusta Stylianou Artist

Periaktoi: Rotating prismatic constructions located at each side of the central door of the ancient Greek theatrical stage for the rapid change of scenery. The three vertical sides illustrated representations of the plot providing nine different combinations of scenery to the play
Sources : Vitruvius On architecture

From "Ancient Greek Technology" exhibition at the Evagoras & Kathleen Lanitis Centre in Carob Mill Limassol

Replicas and Reconstruction by Prof . Kostas Kotsanas and his students