7 Wonders of the Ancient World

The Pyramids of Egypt
 Khufu, Khafra,and
Menkaura located at Giza,
 2680B.C.
 Khufu: height of 482 feet the tallest man-made
structure in the world for
over 3,800 years
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
 built by Nebuchadnezzar
around 600 B.C.
 south of Baghdad, Iraq
 The terraces were said to rise
from 75 to 300 feet.
Statue of Zeus (Jupiter) at Olympia
 fifth century B.C., located in Olympia, Greece
 40-foot high statue in gold and ivory
 destroyed in a fire
Temple of Artemis (Diana) at
 about 350 B.C.
 In honor of the goddess
 destroyed by invading
Goths in A.D. 262.
 This is left of Temple of Artemis today
Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
 in Bodium, Turkey
 in 353B.C
 source of the modern
word “mausoleum
 destroyed by earthquakes and further deconstruction by the Knights of St. John
of Malta
Colossus at Rhodes
 statue of Helios, the
Greek god of Sun
 Built in 280 B.C.
Destroyed during an
earthquake in 224
Pharos of Alexandria
 the 1st century B.C.
 between 380 and 490 ft
 destroyed by an
earthquake in the 13th
Tajana Novak

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