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Geographical designation in Egypt follows the direction of the Nile River and so `Upper Egypt’ is the southern region and `Lower Egypt’ the northern area closer to the Mediterranean Sea. The Mastabas (above) had the same tier leveling architecture, in following with the Ziggurats of Mesopotamia. Although some of these monuments can be considered sundials, it's the small, often portable, sundial devices of the ancients that we'll be learning about in this article.

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