Tomb of Mausolus

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Tomb of Mausolus

Queen Artemisia’s spectacular memorial to husband. [World Hist.: Wallechinsky, 256]
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It was modeled after the Mausoleum of Maussollos, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and its 17-ton guardian Sphinxes named Wisdom and Power--were sculpted by the artist who later designed the Mercury dime.
Located in the south-western Aegean region of Turkey, Bodrum is a bustling and compelling city that is most famous for housing the Mausoleum of Maussollos, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Great Pyramid of Giza, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus, Colossus of Rhodes and the Lighthouse of Alexandria.
The other six--the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria--were destroyed by earthquakes, fires, or other causes.