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Unformatted text preview: 1 1 HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING: WONDERS OF THE WORLD, ANCIENT TIMES THROUGH THE RENAISSANCE 2 Seven Wonders of the Ancient World 3 Great Pyramid of Giza (Egypt, 2560 B.C.) 4 Hanging Gardens of Babylon (modern Iraq, around 600 B.C.) 5 Mausoleum at Halicarnassus (modern Turkey, about 350 B.C.) 6 Temple of Artemis at Ephesus (modern Turkey, about 550 B.C.) 7 Lighthouse of Alexandria (Egypt, about 290 B.C.) 8 Colossus of Rhodes (Greece, 282 B.C.) 9 Statue of Zeus at Olympia (Greece, about 450 B.C.) 10 Era Area Man-made Structures/monuments 11 Purpose(s): To impress (who?) To commemorate (what? Why?) To serve valuable function(s): social religious political military intellectual 2 practical 12 2007 contest to name new Seven Wonders of World - 13 Great Wall of China (China, 220 B.C./1300s-1600s A.D.) 14 Taj Mahal (India, 1630 A.D.) 15 Roman Colosseum (Italy, 70 A.D.)Roman Colosseum (Italy, 70 A....
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