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Tower in Court of the Ages
Tower in the Court of the Ages, fine effect of plain surface contrasted with rich surface. The three groups represent the ascent of man from the stone age, close to the beasts, to the crusading period when he fought for a spiritual ideal, and to the present civilization, embodied by the figure of a woman, intelligence, the torches signifying the light of understanding. The design used in the upper part of the tower comes from the petal of the Lily, emblematic of purity. In front of the tower stand Leo Lentelli's two shafts, "Aquatic Maids." The ornamentation of the cloister consists of sea motives, weaving in Kelp, Crabs, Turtles, Lobsters, and Fish.