Archaeology - Telling Time in Ancient North America
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Humans have been measuring time for thousands of years. To tell if one was running late for the hunt or needed to prepare for harvesting season, the earliest human civilizations had to rely on methods other than cell phones or clocks to schedule their days and nights. Bill Iseminger, Archaeologist at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site discusses various timekeeping methods employed by these ancient civilizations in North America.