The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

The Great Pyramid at Giza, Egypt About 2551 b.c., Pharaoh (king) Khufu ordered workers to construct the Great Pyramid for his burial tomb. The tomb was built with 2.3 million blocks, most weighing 2.5 tons each. Its base is the size of 10 football fields. The Great Pyramid is the oldest and only ancient wonder still standing. The Colossus of Rhodes The gigantic, 110-foot tall bronze…
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