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One of the favorite pastimes of historians and journalists, and now the internet polls, is the compilation of the Wonders of the World. The list for the ancient world includes the pyramids of Giza, Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, statue of Zeus at Olympia, Colossus of Rhodes, and the Pharos (Lighthouse) of Alexandria. The pyramids of Giza are the only survivors, and they are truly, monumental edifices.

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