What Did People Use To Tell Time A Long Time Ago?


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Linda Conroy Profile
Linda Conroy answered
The used the sun.  They tried to tell what time it was by the way the sun was in the sky.  They also had sundials.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
Water clocks
Hour glass
Candle locks
Modern clocks
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
They used to tell the time by what length the shadows were
nettie Profile
nettie answered
Remembering back to my grandfather,he told time by the sun,moon,although I remember him having a wind up clock.....good luck
Cliff Marrero Profile
Cliff Marrero answered
The sun dial was the most common form of telling time. In ancient times, the positioning of the sun would help.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
The looked at the sky and how bright it was if the sky was bright it would be day/ morning if it was dark it would be night

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