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Title: Seven Wonders of the Ancient World


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Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

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Table of Contents
  • Pyramids of Egypt
  • Pharos (Lighthouse) of Alexandria
  • Hanging Gardens of Babylon
  • The Temple of Artemis
  • Statue of Zeus
  • Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
  • The Colossus of Rhodes

3
Pyramids Pharos Gardens Artemis Zeus
Mausoleum Colossus Home
4
The Great Pyramid
  • Pyramid of Khufu
  • Oldest, largest of the seven wonders
  • Estimated completion date 2580 BC
  • Tomb for fourth dynasty Pharaoh Khufu
    map

5
Pyramid of Khafre
  • Khafres Pyramid
  • Second largest of the pyramids
  • Tomb for fourth dynasty Pharaoh Khafre
  • Estimated completion around 2532 BC map

6
Pyramid of Menkaure
  • Menkaures Pyramid
  • The smallest of pyramids
  • Built during the 26th century BC
  • Tomb for fourth dynasty Pharaoh Menkaure
    map

7
Pharos of Alexandria
  • Pharos means Lighthouse
  • Located in the harbor of Alexandria
  • Built in 3rd century BC
  • Ceased operating by 14 century BC map

8
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
  • Built by Nebuchadrezzar II around 600 BC
  • Babylon is present day Iraq
  • Little evidence that they actually existed
  • map

9
Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
  • Built at Ephesus around 550 BC
  • A 120 year project to build
  • Named for the Greek goddess Artemis
  • Destroyed by fire 356 BC map

10
Statue of Zeus
  • Giant Statue of Greek God Zeus
  • Built around 435 BC in Greece
  • Moved to Constantinople in 394 AD
  • Destroyed in a fire map

11
Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
  • Known as the Mausoleum of Maussollos
  • Completed in 350 BC as a tribute
  • Halicarnassus is present day Bodrum, Turkey
    map

12
Colossus of Rhodes
  • Statue of the Greek God Helios
  • Erected on the Greek island Rhodes
  • Tribute for defeating Antigonus
  • Completed in 282 BC map

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POP QUIZ
  • Across
  • 2. River in Egypt
  • 4. Lighthouse
  • 5. Second largest pyramid
  • 8. Ephesus is located there
  • 9. Means Sun
  • 10. Greek goddess known for hunting
  • 11. Smallest of the great pyramids
  • 12. Great pyramid
  • Down
  • 1. Burned down the Temple Artemis
  • 3. Once called Babylon
  • 6. Wife of King Mausolus
  • 7. King of the Greek Gods
  • 9. Bodrum Turkey
  • key map
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