History of Time – sundials and clocks

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Egyptian sundial (Valley of the Kings, Egypt, ca. 1300 BC). It's on a small chip of limestone so you could carry it around. Using the sun to tell time During most of human history, people told time by the sun. They arranged to meet at dawn, when the sun came up. Or they met [...]