Tomb of Mausolus

Tomb of Mausolus

Queen Artemisia’s spectacular memorial to husband. [World Hist.: Wallechinsky, 256]
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In which country is Halicarnassus, the ancient site of the tomb of Mausolus? 9.
This was a detail which added to the perverse archaeological oddness of the design, as the stepped pyramid-spire which rose above the beasts was a realisation of Pliny's description of one of the ancient wonders of the world--the tomb of Mausolus at Halicarnassus--on the top of which was placed a statue of the king on a Roman altar.