!! OMG, here’s what the 7 forgotten wonders of the world really looked like during their time !!

After in-depth research, design duo Keremcan Kirilmaz and Erdem Batirbek, under the guidance of NeoMam’s art director, and motion graphic artists at Fractal Motion, created lifelike recreations depict how the seven wonders would have looked in their heyday.

Even though most of the wonders have fallen into disrepair, they continued to inspire masterful artists to use their imagination and turn the intangible relicts of Earth’s early civilizations to life. Budget Direct decided to give the modern culture-lovers a chance to visit the majestic ancient structures through a series of photo-realistic 3D renderings.

Check them all out after the jump! How many forgotten wonders have you visited, OMG!?


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6 Comments on "OMG, here’s what the 7 forgotten wonders of the world really looked like during their time"

  1. There are lots of theories of how Colossus looked and was positioned but most reputable sources say that it did not straddle the entrance to the harbor (as that would have closed the harbor for the 12 years it took to complete the statue). Although it was very tall for the time, this depiction seems inaccurate as again most say that along with the pedestal it stood on it was about the same height as the Statue of Liberty. Still a cool idea to digitally recreate these wonders.

  2. It’s Nice

  3. Not at all accurate for the Colossus of Rhodes. It would have been impossible at the time to erect a statue with the spread legs supporting the weight of the upper body. It would be quite an engineering feat even today.

  4. There has been a lot of speculation on what the colossus of Rhodes actually looked like, no one really knows, but we can say for certain it was a depiction of a boy, or adolescent, and was almost certainly not wearing a speedo.

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