When they first invented the clock, how did they know what time it was to set it

@weezy250m (1893)
United States
December 22, 2006 10:38am CST
When they first invented the clock, how did they know what time it was to set it to?
2 responses
@birthlady (5613)
• United States
22 Dec 06
That's a good question, before the mechanical clock, there were sundials. I guess they used a sundial to set the first mechanical clock!
22 Dec 06
well simple... when the sun was at its highest point directly above... its midday.