Water Clock Diagram

Water Clock Diagram

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Caption: Water clock design by the Greek inventor and mathematician Ctesibius (285 - 222 BC) in which the figure rises, pointing to the temporal hour, as water fills the cylinder which empties automatically to fill a drum that rotates the hour scale cylinder once in a year.

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