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TOPIC #18:  PROJECT ARROW ACTIVITIES AND RESOURCES
"By
the Light of the Fire "

ADVENTURES WITH THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD

 

GET THE GREAT TREASURE!


1. Read the seven Questions.

2. Go to the Numbered Map Location for each question.

3. Find the Answers to the questions.

4. Then, you will get free clues to find the hidden treasure!
Write your answers in the boxes below. Also write the clue. The final answer will show up when you have all clues.

 

5.  If you want, print this page and use it as your answer form.

 

 

QUESTIONS: ANSWERS WITH CLUE
1.  At the site of the great statue of Zeus, a great annual event occurred in which all war stopped and people actually have fun.  Name the location of the great statue of Zeus and the name of the event.  The first letter of both will be your first clue.

 

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2.  Babylon was the home of the Hanging Gardens.  There are no Babylonian records to describe the gardens, but a famous general/king from Greece conquered the Babylonians and went back to Greece telling of the wonderful gardens he and his men saw.   Name the great Greek General/King .
The first letter of his name is your second clue.
 

 

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3.  The only surviving monument in the list of Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is the Great Pyramid of Egypt.  Usually people think all the pyramids were part of the title "One of the Seven Wonders," but actually only one of the pyramids is the wonder.  Name which pyramid is the one listed, and the pharoah it was named after.  The first letter of the pyramid's name will be clue 3.

 

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4.   The Colossus of Rhodes was a huge sculpture located over the entrance to the Rhodes bay.  Strangely it only stood some 56 years after its construction.  Tell what event caused it to tumble and be destroyed.  The first letter of the event will be your 4th clue.

 

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5.  Alexandria's lighthouse is known to be the only one of the "Seven Wonders" that was built for a practical reason:  to help prevent shipwrecks.  Sadly the old lighthouse stood through several earthquakes, but in 1340, it was decided it could be used for another purpose.  What did the lighthouse stones get turned into?   The first letter of your answer will give you the 5th clue.
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6.  The Temple of Artemis was huge, and very popular in its time for tourism, pagan religious ceremonies and even  a marketplace.  A man would try to become famous by burning the great temple.  He succeeded, but on the same night as the burning of the temple, a great general/future king was born.  It was said by pagan believers that "the goddess was too busy taking care of the birth of Alexander to send help to her threatened temple."  The temple now only appears in stones and ruins.   Name the man who burned one of the "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World."   The first letter of his name will give you your 6th clue.

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7.  The Mausoleum at Halicarnassu, was built to do something very special for a not-so-famous king from a not-so-important kingdom in present Turkey.   Name the king that the Mausoleum was built for.   The first letter of his name will be your 7th clue.