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Fort Qait Bey

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General Information

End of works: 1480
Status: in use

Project Type

Function / usage: Fortress
Material: Masonry structure

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Alexandria, Egypt
Replaces: Lighthouse of Alexandria (279 B.C.)
Coordinates: 31° 12' 49.00" N    29° 53' 8.00" E

Technical Information

Materials

building structure stone

Chronology

1480

Constructed from and on the remains of the Pharos Lighthouse.

1517

Destroyed during Turkish attack. Rebuilt in the 19th century.

1882

Again destroyed in British naval attack. Rebuilt afterwards.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20002463
  • Date created
    02/12/2001
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014