A Coggle Diagram about Function
(Used a Gnomon's (A large rod sprouting from the center) shadow to tell the time
, The direction from which the sunlight came. the shadow would appear on the other side.
, The markings on the base represented a certain time. On which mark the shadow fell, was the time.
, Allowed day to be partitioned into 2 sections.
and Couldn't be used at night.
(Preserved shadow clock dating back to 3500 BCE
, Largest preserved shadow clock is the 31 mts tall obelisk in Karnak
, Portable shadow clocks had a bar with a 'T' that faced the east in the morning, and the west in the afternoon, and was created in 1500 BCE
and The Gnomon was tilted on the portable shadow clock.
(N.a. "Time Keeping and Shadow Clocks - Ancient Egypt for Kids." Egypt.mrdonn.org. n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2016. http://egypt.mrdonn.org/shadowclocks.html
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(A giant stone tower known as an obelisk.
and A foot long base with a rod pointing towards the sky while sprouting from the center, with six, ten, or twelve markings
) and Importance
(Communicated the time, allowing for more planned out days and/or well managed time.
and Allowed priests and astronomers to make sure of when certain festivals and rituals must be done.