OF THE WORLD
Made by: Fatima Al-Zahraa
THE SEVEN WONDERS
1. The Colossus of Rhodes
2. The Great Pyramid of Giza
3. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
4. The Lighthouse of Alexandria
5. The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
6. The Statue of Zeus at Olympia
7. The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
THE COLOSSUS OF
It is a huge bronze statue, comparable in size to the Statue of Liberty, built on the
island of Rhodes to commemorate a military victory. Toppled by an earthquake, its
ruins were a major tourist attraction for nearly 900 years.
THE GREAT PYRAMID OF
The Great Pyramid at Giza (c. 2551—2470 BC), one of humankind's greatest
architectural achievements and the tallest building in the world for more than four
THE HANGING GARDENS
The Hanging Gardens (c. 810—560 BC), a series of extensive and ornate
landscaped terraces in northern Iraq. Archaeologists have searched the ruins of
Babylon for the fabled Hanging Gardens for decades, yet have found almost nothing.
THE LIGHTHOUSE OF
The Lighthouse of Alexandria (c. 280 BC), the largest and most
famous lighthouse of the ancient world, built for a Greek king ruling
Egypt. The first true high-rise building in the history of architecture.
THE MAUSOLEUM AT HALICARNASSUS
The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus (c. 352 BC), the 140-foot high
monumental tomb of the Anatolian king Mausolus, completed by his
wife—who was also his sister.
THE STATUE OF ZEUS AT
The Statue of Zeus at Olympia (c. 430 BC), a forty-foot tall gold and
ivory statue that was the most celebrated artistic work on mainland
Greece. The statue presided over the early Olympic Games.
THE TEMPLE OF ARTEMIS
The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus (c. 4th century BC), a Greek temple famous for
its imposing size and magnificent sculpture, burned down by a madman who wanted
to immortalize his name in the 4th century BC.
Of all the Ancient Wonders, the pyramids is the only one still standing.
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon often listed as the second wonder, these
gardens, which were located south of Baghdad, Iraq, were supposedly built by
Nebuchadnezzar around 600 B.C. to please his queen, Amuhia.
Colossus at Rhodes was destroyed during an earthquake in 224 B.C.