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A Tower Becomes a Fortress


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1795 – 1850s

Transformation into A Fort

Sheikh Shakhbut Bin Dhiyab expanded the tower to a fort by building more towers. The fort protected nearby shipping routes. Later he developed fort as his seat of government, military headquarters, and as his family home.