Lighthouse of Alexandria, Reconstructed

Illustration

Arienne King
by NeoMam Studios
published on 16 April 2020
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The Lighthouse of Alexandria was the first of its kind, created in 280 BCE. The lighthouse used a mirror to reflect the light up to 35 miles out to sea. By day, it used the light of the sun, by night it used a massive fire. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

This gif is a modern reconstruction of what the lighthouse would look like if it stood today.

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