Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Seven famous structures of ancient times: the Colossus of Rhodes, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon (see also Babylon), the Pharos of Alexandria, the pyramids of Egypt (see also Egypt), the statue of Jupiter by Phidias, the Temple of Diana at Ephesus, and the Tomb of Mausolus (Mausoleum). All have disappeared except the pyramids.

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