Object name:
Fort Julien


Added by:
Tim Felton

Add date:
2020-12-08 12:18

Object description

Fort Julien is a fort located on the left or west bank of the Nile about 5 kilometres north-west of Rashid on the north coast of Egypt. It was originally built by the Ottoman Empire and occupied by the French during Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in Egypt and Syria between 1798 and 1801. The fort became famous as the place where the Rosetta Stone was found in 1799.

Fort Julien
Fort Julien

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