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This section shows the evolution of instruments to measure time, from the Egyptian hourglass to the quartz watch. The Bertolla workshop introduces the area dedicated to the making and use of the clock. On display, pendulums and apartment clocks, personal watches and tower mechanisms. The reconstruction of the Dondi Astrarium (an astronomical clock) is able to read the position of the Sun and planets according to the Ptolemaic system.



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