Biography of Queen of Caria Artemisa II (s. IV a.C.)

The Queen of Caria in the 4th century BC, whose capital was Halicarnassus. It is famous for the monument which was raised in memory of her husband and brother mausoleum and that was counted among the seven wonders of the world. It had 130 feet high and 411 in circumference. It was embellished with works of the most famous sculptors of the Greece.