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2560 BCE: The Great Pyramid of Giza is constructed by Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops).
2510 BCE: Pyramid of Menkaure is built at Giza.
605 BCE - 562 BCE: The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, according to tradition, are built by Nebuchadnezzar II.
550 BCE - 430 BCE: Construction of the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
430 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.
367 BCE - 350 BCE: The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus is built, tomb of Mausolus, ruler of Caria.
356 BCE: The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus is destroyed by a deliberate fire.
355 BCE - 330 BCE: The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus is rebuilt/restored.
300 BCE - 280 BCE: The Lighthouse of Alexandria is built, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
292 BCE - 280 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.
267 CE: The Goths plunder and destroy the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus.
395 CE: The statue of Zeus at Olympia is removed to Constantinople.
401 CE: The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus is destroyed by a Christian mob.
475 CE: According to the Byzantine historian Zonaras, the statue of Zeus from Olympia is destroyed by a fire in Constantinople.
654 CE: According to Theophanes, a Jewish merchant transports the pieces of the fallen Colossus of Rhodes to Edessa for melting down.
956 CE: The Lighthouse of Alexandria partially collapses following earthquake damage sustained in 950 CE.
1100 CE: A domed mosque is added to the repaired Lighthouse of Alexandria.
1330 CE: The Lighthouse of Alexandria definitively collapses, probably due to an earthquake.
1494 CE: The Knights of Saint John of Malta use parts of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus in the walls of the castle of Saint Peter at Bodrum.