This tallest structure destroyed by an earthquake in 226 BC. It is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The statue made with bronze plates on an iron frame represented the Greek god of the sun, Helios. According to Pliny the Elder, he measured about 32 meters. The base is white marble, measured 40 cubits (15 meters). It would have weighed about 70 tons. In comparison with the Statue of Liberty located in New York - measures 33 meters and has a base of 48 meters, although it was built more than 2000 years later.