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Ming Dynasty: Voyages of Zheng He

A collection of maps, artifacts, paintings, postage stamps and photos related the Admiral Zheng He (also spelled Cheng Ho) and his Treasure Fleet during China's Ming Dynasty. From 1405 to 1431 AD, Zheng He made seven voyages. The collection includes an alleged artifact found in the Eastern U.S.

Map depicting Chinese exploration and routes taken around 1450 AD. The 7th voyage of Admiral Zheng He, completed between 1431-1433 AD, is also shown.

Bust of Admiral Zheng He.

Statue of Admiral Zheng He.

Statue of Admiral Zheng He.

Statue of Admiral Zheng He.

Statue of Admiral Zheng He.

Screen capture of a software program relating to Admiral Zheng He.

Chinese stamps commemorating the 580th anniversary of Admiral Zheng He.

Another view of Admiral Zheng He's empty tomb. Experts believed the remains were not placed there because of the long distance between Nanjing and India, where he died during a visit in 1433 AD. It was also believed that Zheng He was "buried" in the sea during his last voyage.

Admiral Zheng He's empty tomb. Experts believed the remains were not placed there because of the long distance between Nanjing and India, where he died during a visit in 1433 AD. It was also believed that Zheng He was "buried" in the sea during his last voyage. Admiral Zheng He was an excellent navigator and diplomat in the Ming Dynasty who had led the royal fleet to southeast Asia including Malacca in the 14th century.

Zheng He Gallery in Malacca.

The Zheng He Mosque in Surabaya.

The Cakra Donya Bell, a gift from Admiral Zheng He to Pasai, now located at the Museum Aceh in Banda Aceh.

One of a set of maps of Zheng He's missions (郑和航海图), also known as the Mao Kun maps, 1628.

Yunnan Museum sees Zheng He Model.

Another comparison of the Treasure ship with the Santa Maria.

Laksamana Muslim Cheng Ho Statue.

Zheng He Treasure Ship Park, Nanjing.

Zheng He Theme Park.