Illustrations: When Asia Was the World
7.26. Cutaway drawing of a mid-twelfth century Chinese seagoing ship almost 100 feet long and 30 feet wide. Based on a wreck discovered in Houzhou, Fujian province. Note the bulkheads that divided the hold. Ibn Battuta saw larger versions of this type of ship on the Malabar Coast of India in the fourteenth century.
Citation: Sketch by the author of a model in the Overseas Communication Museum, Quanzhou, PRC