This wall originally protected the company's warehouses and residences. The depressions probably supported roof beams. Photograph by Andrea Artuso Andrade, 2002.

From How Taiwan became Chinese: Dutch, Spanish, and Han colonization in the seventeenth century by Tonio Andrade

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  • A Ruined Wall of Fort Zeelandia (安平古堡), Anping, Taiwan This wall originally protected the company's warehouses and residences. The depressions probably supported roof beams. Photograph by Andrea Artuso Andrade, 2002.