Was one of the seven wonders of the world turned into a dock?

Published on July 28th, 2009 | by Admin

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A dock in Malta may have been constructed from the marble remains of one of the seven wonders of the ancient works, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus.

The murky water in Dock No.1 in Cospicua has witnessed much history over the years. Nobody ever imagined, however, that lying underneath could be the remains of an ancient Turkish wonder – the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus.

No one, that is, but oncologist Stephen Brincat, who came across this precious piece of information while reading an article about the excavations of the site by the British in the 19th century in the Turkish magazine Cornucopia.

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