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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Seven wonders of Ancient World #2

Second part of remaining ancient wonders.

4. Statue of Zeus

Statue of Zeus located at Olympia, Greece is also a ancient wonder. This statue was made by the Greek sculptor Phidias around 435 BC at the sanctuary of Olympia, Greece. This Statue of Zeus was very huge and giant. This statue's height was about 12.4m i.e 41ft. This statue was constructed in a Zeus Temple. This statue was also got damaged due to the fire in 475 B.C. This statue is only found in some Greek books.

5. Pyramid of Giza

Pyramid of Giza is located in Egypt. This is a very Ancient Wonder. And this is only ancient wonder which cannot get damaged. This Ancient Wonder is very mysterious. And no one explore there mystery. Read more

6. Colossus of Rhodes

Colossus of Rhodes is located in Greece.  Colossus of Rhodes was a statue of Rhodes. This statue was built between 292 and 280 B.C. This statue was built on the Greek island of Rhodes and this statue was built by King Rhodes. This statue was a depiction of the Greek Titan Helios and was meant to celebrate their victory on the ruler of Cyprus in 305 BC. It was also got destroyed in earthquake in 226 BC but the pieces of statue was got remain. Ptolemy III who was the king of Egypt offered to pay for the Colossus reconstruction but Rhodians are refused this offer.

7. Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis located at Ephesus in Turkey. This Temple was built in 550 BCE and took 120 years in building. This was also known less precisely as the Temple of Diana. This was a Greek temple dedicated to an ancient, local form of the goddess Artemis. It was get destroyed three times and rebuild again. In this time only foundations and fragments of the last temple remain at the site.

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Seven Ancient Wonder #1

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