- Halicarnassos Mausoleum
The tomb of Persioan governor Maussolos ad Bodrum - Halicarnassos is one of
the seven wonders of the world. Upon the death of Maussolos in 352 B.C., the
mausoleum was built by his wife Artemisia. The architects were Pytheos and Satyrus.
Famous sculptors such as Scopas, Timotheos, Bryaris and Leochares worked on
each of the walls. It covers an area of 60 x 80 m. and is 46 m. in height. There
exist 9 x 11 pillars. Some of the pieces have been used in the construction
of the Bodrum Castle. Some of the pieces were taken during the 19th century
to the British Museum.