Visual Timeline: The Seven Wonders
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2550 BCE - 2528 BCE: The Great Pyramid is constructed by Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops).
2520 BCE: Pyramid of Khafre is built at Giza.
2490 BCE: Pyramid of Menkaure is built at Giza.
550 BCE - 430 BCE: Construction of the Temple of Artemis at Ephesos, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
456 BCE: The cult statue of Zeus by Phidias is dedicated in the Temple of Zeus, Olympia. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
304 BCE: The Colossus of Rhodes, a representation of Helios, is built in Rhodes town harbour, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
228 BCE - 226 BCE: The Colossus of Rhodes is toppled by an earthquake.
225 BCE: Philo of Byzantium records The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.