Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

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Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
Μαυσωλείο της Αλικαρνασσού
The ruins of the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus.jpg
The ruins o the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus
Mausoleum at Halicarnassus is located in Turkey
Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
Location within Turkey
General information
Status In Ruins
Teep Mausoleum
Airchitectural style Clessical
Toun or ceety Halicarnassus, Achaemenid Empire (modren-day Bodrum, Turkey)
Kintra Achaemenid Empire (nouadays locatit in Turkey)
Coordinates 37°02′16″N 27°25′27″E / 37.0379°N 27.4241°E / 37.0379; 27.4241Coordinates: 37°02′16″N 27°25′27″E / 37.0379°N 27.4241°E / 37.0379; 27.4241
Opened 351 BC
Demolished 1494 AD
Client Mausolus an Artemisia II o Caria
Ainer Artaxerxes III
Hicht Approximately 45 m (148 ft)
Design an construction
Airchitect Satyros an Pythius o Priene
Ither designers Leochares, Bryaxis, Scopas an Timotheus

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus or Tomb o Mausolus [lower-alpha 1] (Modren Greek: Μαυσωλείο της Αλικαρνασσού) wid a tomb biggit atween 353 an 350 BC at Halicarnassus (present Bodrum, Turkey) for Mausolus, a satrap in the Persie Empire, an his seester-wife Artemisia II o Caria.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Mausoleion" meant "[biggin] dedicatit tae Mausolus"; thus, Mausoleum o Mausolus is a tautology.