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The 7 Wonders of the World – The Statue of Zeus at Olympia

The statue of Zeus

One of the 7 Wonders of the World is the Statue of Zeus.

It was the masterpiece of Phidias the Athenian Sculptor, responsible for the frieze of the Parthenon and the Statue of Athena within it in about 430 BC. A seated figure of the Statue was covered in ivory, gold and semiprecious stones.

The size of the Statue of Zeus at Olympia (including basis) is:

Width x depth x height cm

140 x 120 x 210

Sophia Harms – van Estrik