Facets of Taiwan

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Mountains and Men of Taiwan

Mountains and Men of Taiwan

Whether they are Pa-tung-kuan Ancient Trail (八通關古道) or Mt. He-Huan (合歡山), Mt. Tai-Wu (太武山) or Mt.... Read more
Map of Taiwan and the Penghu Archipelago

Map of Taiwan and the Penghu Archipelago

The “Chih-fang-shih” section of the “Hsia-kuan” chapter of the Chou li ... Read more
Theater in Taiwan (Playwright: Chou Hui-ling 周慧玲)

Theater in Taiwan (Playwright: Chou Hui-ling 周慧玲)

Chou graduated from the English department at Fu Jeng Catholic University and earned her PhD in... Read more
Two Round Conjoined Containers

Two Round Conjoined Containers

With two round vessels conjoined together, this is known as a "double-union ... Read more
Treasure of Stamps

Treasure of Stamps

To help promote universal sports activities, this Directorate released a set of four 5.00 stamps on... Read more
Rainbow Sheath Click Beetle

Rainbow Sheath Click Beetle

The Rainbow Sheath Click Beetle has a bright appearance with a body length of 3.3-3.6 cm. Its... Read more
Steam Train on Mt. Ali

Steam Train on Mt. Ali

3rd Cyber-Island Photography Contest Winners (Theme: Transportation). Photographer: Shi-Yao Cai (蔡世壵... Read more
Women’s History in Taiwan

Women’s History in Taiwan

The Archives of the Institute of Taiwan History (ITH) at Academia Sinica holds a wide variety of... Read more
Fortune Coming from the Five Directions

Fortune Coming from the Five Directions

“The five directions” refer to east, west, south, north, and the center, which implies... Read more
Ecological videos of Passer rutilans (Russet Sparrow)

Ecological videos of Passer rutilans (Russet Sparrow)

This sparrow is approximately 13-14.5 cm in length. The male and female are quite distinct in... Read more
Poem by Emperor Hui-tsung in Sung Dynasty

Poem by Emperor Hui-tsung in Sung Dynasty

The common name for Emperor Hui-tsung was Chao Chi. Reigning as the eighth emperor of the Sung... Read more
Electronic Theater Intermix in Taiwan

Electronic Theater Intermix in Taiwan

The contents of the website are the consolidated results of the two phases (a total of four years)... Read more
Ting Ware White Ceramic Pillow in the Shape of a Child

Ting Ware White Ceramic Pillow in the Shape of a Child

During the T’ang dynasty, most ceramics pillows either had a tri-color “san-ts’ai... Read more
Rhacophorus prasinatus Mou, Risch & Lue, 1983

Rhacophorus prasinatus Mou, Risch & Lue, 1983

The Emerald green tree frog is an endemic species of tree frogs in Taiwan. They are distributed... Read more
Timely Clearing After Snowfall

Timely Clearing After Snowfall

Wang Hsi-chih, style name I-sao, was a native of Lin-i in Lang-ya (Shantung province) and a member... Read more
Endless Love in the Noodle

Endless Love in the Noodle

Excellent Work of the 5th Cyber-Island Photography Contest Photographer: Da-Jun Lin Date and place... Read more
Li Tai-Hsiang, the Native Musician of Taiwan

Li Tai-Hsiang, the Native Musician of Taiwan

Tai-Hsiang Li was born on Feb. 20, 1941 to an aboriginal family at Malan Township, Taitung County,... Read more
Landscape

Landscape

Digital Archive Collection Project for Taiwan Public School Art Textbooks from the Japanese Colonial... Read more
 
  • Black Pottery Bottle-shaped Vessel (黑陶竹節罐)

    This object is of the shouldered kuan jug or tsun vessel type. A concave groove appears on the square lip. An incised line decorates the joint of the neck and shoulder. The body looks like bamboo joints below the shoulder. ......