The toys of the ancient Greeks

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The toys of the ancient Greeks

The toys of Dionysos





The toys of the ancient Greeks

The magic fountain of Heron
(a «restless» device that «breaks» the laws of hydrostatics)





The toys of the ancient Greeks

The magic horse of Heron
(Horse decapitated and drinking)





The toys of the ancient Greeks

The hovering sphere





The toys of the ancient Greeks

The magic dance





The toys of the ancient Greeks

The Pythagoras cup





The toys of the ancient Greeks

The ostomachion (the battle of the bones)
the first puzzle





The toys of the ancient Greeks

The “polis” (the city)
(the ancestor of chess)