The Alejandria lighthouse
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  • 1. The Alejandria lighthouse• BY NACHO, ALEX AND AGUSTIN
  • 2. The datesHello I m the cousinof Lighthouse ofAlexandria.I know alot about mycousin.TheLighthouse ofAlejandria was builtin the III centuryb.C. in the Pharosisland,it was 134metres high
  • 3. Thedestruction,construction and replicaThe Lighthouse ofAlejandria wasseverely damagedby earthquakes in1303 and1323.There is areplica inChina(Changsha)Was built bySostrato de Cnido byorder of Ptolomeo II
  • 4. The lightingThe lighthouse ofAlejandria couldilluminate 50km long,by day thelighthouse usedcristals for reflectthe light of sun inthe crystals and inthe night used fire
  • 5. The functionThe lighthouse isused for mark theposition of the cityto ships sailing therebut also is used forthe battle.Is lit thearrows and islaunch to ships
  • 6. The structureThe building,erectedon a square baseplatform,wasoctogonal in shapeand was built withmarble blocksassambled withmolten lead.It had a ramp forrise the big objects.
  • 7. Other datesThe alejandria lighthouse was one thebigger constructions of the ancientworld.Along with the great bof Giza,thelighthouse survived the rest of the sevenwonders of the ancient world.We think thatis taller than this school.
  • 8. THE END