Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

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Seven Wonders of the Ancient World definition


Seven famous structures of ancient times: the Colossus of Rhodes, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Pharos of Alexandria, the pyramids of 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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