Time Keeping in Acient Egypt
The article focuses on the ways on how ancient Egyptians measure time. It states that clocks in ancient Egypt were based on observing the movement of an item in spatial terms, which is where all the methods of early time-keeping are based. It notes that a clock was developed based on the changing length and angle of a shadow in order to measure the progress of the day. It talks about the development of a star clock, which can be seen in the royal tombs from Rameses VI to Rameses IX. It discusses the use of outflow water clocks, or clepsydra. It cites the importance of keeping time in the Egyptian culture..