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  • 1. SEVEN WONDERS of the WORLD
  • 2. The Great Pyramid of Egypt
    The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
    The Statue of Zeus at Olympia
    The Temple of Artemis (Diana) at Ephesus
    The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
    The Colossus of Rhodes
    The Pharos (Lighthouse) of Alexandria
    Which are the seven wonders of the ancient world?
  • 3. The Great Pyramid of Egypt
    Location: Giza, Egypt, on west bank of Nile River near Cairo
    History: The Egyptian Pyramids are the oldest and only surviving member of the ancient wonders.
  • 4. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
    Location: In Babylon near modern-day Baghdad, Iraq
    Built: About 605 B.C.
    History: These gardens said to have been laid out on a brick terrace by King Nebuchadnezzar II for one of his wives.
  • 5. The Statue of Zeus at Olympia
    Built: About 435 B.C.
    Location: Ancient Greek city of Olympia
    History: Athenian sculptor Phidias created an ivory Zeus. A severe fire destroyed the statue in 462 A.D.
  • 6. The Temple of Artemis (Diana) at Ephesus
    Location: In Greek city of Ephesus, on west coast of modern Turkey
    Built: About 550 B.C.
    History: It had a marble sanctuary and a tile-covered wooden roof. Fire devastated the temple
  • 7. The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
    Location: In what is now southwestern Turkey
    Built: About 353 B.C.
    History: It was built to hold the remains of Mausolus (Mausollos), a provincial king in the Persian Empire . It was damaged by an earthquake  
  • 8. The Colossus of Rhodes
    Location: Near harbor of Rhodes, a Greek island in Aegean Sea
    Built: Early 200s B.C.
    History: The Greek sculptor Chares worked for 12 years. Just 56 years after it was built, a strong earthquake destroyed it.
  • 9. The Pharos (Lighthouse) of Alexandria
    Location: On ancient island of Pharos in harbor of Alexandria, Egypt
    Built: About 304 B.C.
     History:
  • 10. Diana JaparidzeGori Public School # 10dianajaparidze@gmail.com March, 2010