Tomb of Mausolus

Tomb of Mausolus

Queen Artemisia’s spectacular memorial to husband. [World Hist.: Wallechinsky, 256]
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
And the incredible stepped pyramid of the spire is a reconstruction of the Tomb of Mausolus at Halicarnassus.
The Dionysiacs were the mythical master craftsmen of Atlantis, who founded Freemasonry and whose descendents built the great monuments of antiquity, including Solomon's Temple, the pyramids and the Tomb of Mausolus.