List of largest hourglasses
This article lists the largest hourglasses that have been built.
|Built in 2000, this hourglass is located in Ybbsitz and is called Panta Rhei.|
|Built in 1984 and located in Mainz, this hourglass was donated by Schott Glaswerke.|
|Unveiled in 2008 and located at the Red Square in Moscow.|
|Called Timewheel, this hourglass is located in Hungary near Hősök tere and was first revealed in 2004 in commemoration of Hungary's accession to the EU.|
|Built in 1991 and located in the Nima Sand Museum, this hourglass is 5.2 metres high and contains around 1 ton of sand.|
|Built in 1999 and located on Jeongdongjin Beach it takes one year for the sand to fall to the bottom.|
|A two metre high hourglass, filled with artificial blood, was installed at Downing Street in London as part of a protest demanding British intervention in the Darfur conflict.|
|In 2009, a number of large hourglasses were installed in several major cities in Brazil to mark the enaction of an anti-smoking law.|
|Filled with ground ivory, this hourglass was on display from mid 2005 to mid 2006.|
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- "Time is running out for elephants - Hourglass display 22 June 2005 to 25 May 2006". Merseyside Maritime Museum - Exhibitions. National Museums Liverpool. Retrieved 2013-03-07.
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