Ancient water clock?

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In Babylon, water clocks were of the outflow type and were cylindrical in shape. Use of the water clock as an aid to astronomical calculations dates back ...
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Today, the ability to keep track of time seems to be taken for granted. One just simply needs to glance at a watch, clock, or mobile phone to know the ...
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You are interested in: Photos of ancient water clocks. (Here are selected photos on this topic, but full relevance is not guaranteed.)
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Water clocks were among the earliest timekeepers that didn't depend on the observation of celestial bodies. One of the oldest was found in the tomb of ...
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The word for an ancient water clock sounds like a name of a Greek goddess: Clepsydra. These age-old time-keeping devices are handsome and intriguing, using ...
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A water clock or clepsydra (Greek κλεψύδρα from κλέπτειν kleptein, 'to steal'; ὕδωρ hydor, 'water') is any timepiece in which time is...
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