Concept of a 24H day – its an Egyptian thing

Even thought it was the Egyptians that invented the 24 hour day around 3500 BCE, the hours varied in length according to the season, making daylight hours were longer in summer and shorter in winter. it was not until 3000 years later when the Babylonians circa 300 BCE created the 24 equal hour days.

Date:
      3500 BCE, 300 BCE
People(s):
      Egyptians, Babylonians
Location:
      Egypt


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