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Seven Ancient Wonders of the World By Dilon Semmler • Built in 600 B.C. • Built in Mesopotamia • In honor of Nebuchadnezzar's wife • Tropical paradise • Built in 400 B.C. • Built in Athens, Greece • Made of ivory over a wooden frame • Moved to Turkey on a ship • Built in 350 B.C • Built in Greece • Built in honor of Artemis the Moon Goddess • Discovered in 1869 by John T. Wood • Built in 353 B. C. • Built in Western Turkey • Built in honor of love for a husband • Mausoleum – buried above ground • Wife drank the ashes in her tea •Built in 249 B.C. •Built on the Island of Rhodes •Built in honor of the Sun God Helios •110 feet tall •Made of Bronze •It took 900 camels to haul it away after it demolished from an earthquake • Built in 200 B.C. • Built in Alexandria, Egypt • Built in honor of Zeus • 460 foot marble beacon for ships to see from 35 miles away The Statue of Zeus •The statue was made of ivory, I wonder where they got all that ivory. •I wish they would have made the insides of metal, so that it didn’t burn up so quickly. •I wonder why they moved it to Turkey, why didn’t they leave the remains in Olympia?
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