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Q: Why the statue of Zeus considered as a wonder?
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What wonder of the world is older Statue of Zeus in Olympia or Colossus of Rhodes?

I think the older wonder of the world is the statue of Zeus in Olympia.

Why is the Statue of Zeus at Olympia a wonder?

Because of the flawless sculpting of the statue.

What ancient wonder was located in Greece?

Statue of Zeus at Olympia.

Is it the Temple or the Statue of Zeus at Olympia that is a Wonder of the Ancient World?

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Why is the statue of Zeus at Olympia a 7 ancient wonder?

it is a 7th wonder of the world because of its size an workmanship.

Why is the statue of Zeus a wonder?

This is the statue of the god in whose honor the Ancient Olympic games were held. It was located on the land that gave its very name to the Olympics. At the time of the games, wars stopped, and athletes came from Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt, and Sicily to celebrate the Olympics and to worship their king of gods: Zeus.

When did the statue of Zeus became a wonder of the world?

The Seven Wonders were nominated in the 2nd Century BCE.

Something Greece is known for?

Ancient Temples such as the Parthenon and the ancient wonder of the world, the statue of Zeus.

How are the Mayan pyramids and the statue of Zeus alike?

the statue of Zeus and the Mayan pyramids are alike because they were both man made and they were both built to please their gods they are both world wonders except the statue of Zeus is a new world wonder and the Mayan pyramid is an old world wonder these two wonders also have many difference's like the Mayan pyramids is still standing but the statue of Zeus disappeared in 462a.d when it was destroyed by fire in Istanbul, turkey

Why is the statue of Zeus such a wonder?

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. It was created by Phidias at 432 BCE the famous sculptor, architect, painter and universitarian who also designed the Parthenon and created the statue of Athena Parthenos. The seated statue was of a magnificent view standing 12m high and was made of gold, ivory and jewels. If you want to learn more on what the statue is made of E-mail me at

Why was the Statue of Olympia considered to be one of seven wonders of the Ancient world?

Because it is the statue of Zeus!

Who was the statue of Zeus for?

The statue of Zeus was built for Zeus.