Fort Julien

Fort Julien

Fort Julien or Rashid Fort is a historic fort located on the west bank of the Nile north-west of Rashid city, Egypt. It was built in 1470 AD by the Mamluk sultan al-Ashraf Qaytbay. Fort Julien became famous as the place where the Rosetta Stone was found in 1799 AD.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Beheira Governorate

Site History: 15th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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