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 locatit in Turkey
Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
Location within Turkey
General information
StatusIn Ruins
TeepMausoleum
Airchitectural styleClessical
Toun or ceetyHalicarnassus, Achaemenid Empire (modren-day Bodrum, Turkey)
KintraAchaemenid Empire (nouadays locatit in Turkey)
Coordinates37°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
Opened351 BC
Demolished1494 AD
ClientMausolus an Artemisia II o Caria
AinerArtaxerxes III
HichtApproximately 45 m (148 ft)
Design an construction
AirchitectSatyros an Pythius o Priene
Ither designersLeochares, Bryaxis, Scopas an Timotheus

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus or Tomb o Mausolus [lower-alpha 1] (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.