Cat on a handle - Egypt - Late Period–Ptolemaic Period B.) Period: Late Period–Ptolemaic Period Date: B. Geography: From Egypt Medium: Copper alloy Dimensions: H.) Credit Line: Gift of Darius Ogden Mills, 1904 Metmuseum
Clepsydra or water clock, faience. One of the earliest known time-keeping devices, water clocks had inner markings which revealed time passed as water ran out of them. And now I know what a water clock is.
A strange alien pharaoh ~ This statue of the pre-dynastic period may be the first known depiction of a pharaoh. At the time of Nagada (the name of a discovery at the site of Upper Egypt), around 4000 BC? This statue was found in Gebelein, south of Luxor.