Seven wonders of the world

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The great Pyramid of Giza
Khufu Coordinates: 29°58'45.03''N 31°08'03.69''ECoordinates: 29°58'45.03''N 31°08'03.69''E Ancient Name: Khufu's Horizon Constructed: c. 2560–2540 BC Type:True Pyramid Height: 146.5 metres (481 ft), ancient 138.8 metres (455 ft), contemporary Base: 230.4 metres (756 ft)

Diagram of the interior structures of the Great Pyramid. The innerline indicates the pyramid's present profile, the outer line indicates the original profile.

A pleasant discovery in the Pyramid is a spectacular ancient cedar-wood boat, which was foundsealed in a pit at the base of the Great pyramid. This boat was interred in pieces and has since been reassembled, restored and preserved in a climate controlled museum over the site of theoriginal pit.

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

This June 24, 1950, photograph captures the supposed site of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

The Hanging Gardens, the remains of whichare still visible nowadays, were part of this palace.

Statue of Zeus at Olympia

In about 400 AD, the statue was taken to Constantinople (now called Istanbul). About sixty yearslater, it was destroyed by fire. It had lasted about 800 years.

Temple of Artemis

Model of Temple of Artemis, Miniatürk Park, Istanbul, Turkey

These are ruins of the temple ofArtemis near Ephesus

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

A map of the city of Halicarnassus drawn by the archeologist J D Barbié du Bocage in 1802 showing the tomb in the middle of the city.Ruins of Mausoleum

The Colossus of Rhodes

It wasn’t until AD654 that the ruins of the Colossus of Rhodes were removed from the place where it fell.

The Great Pharos Lighthouse The area is now an underwater archaeological park.

Replica constructed in 2005 at the Window of the World Cultural Park, in the Chinese cities of Changsha and Shenzhen.

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