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Temple of Artemis  Model
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View of a model at Miniatürk (Istanbul) of the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus.  The Ephesians began to construct this version of the temple in 356 BC after a man named Herostratus had burned down the former temple.  It was one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world until the Goths sacked it in A.D. 263.

The temple was built on a thirteen–step platform and in the front, it had three rows of eight columns each and on each side two rows of 21 columns.  The columns were almost 60 ft. [18 m.] tall.