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After Mausolus' death in 353 BCE, his wife Artemisia succeeded him and invited Greek artists to build a fitting tomb. The result was not just a fitting monument, it was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Although the mausoleum itself was constructed of bricks, this was covered with white Proconnesian marble which must have looked splendid. The impressive monument was copied on several occasions. It is likely that the architecture of the tomb of Alexander the Great in Alexandria and the Belevi Mausoleum was inspired by the building in Halicarnassus, which was known as 'the mausoleum'.