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What are the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?

The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only surviving Wonder of the Ancient World.
The ancient pyramids of Egypt, some dating back nearly 3,000 years, are considered one of the seven wonders of the world.
The Greek historian Herodotus first wrote a list of wonders in 450 BC.
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The seven wonders of the Ancient world are a group of sculpture and architectural wonders that did not coexist. A group of wonders was first listed by the Greek historian Herodotus in his work History in 450 BCE. Various listings propose slightly different choices for the seven wonders, but often the seven wonders included the following:

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