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3-2: Tibet, reaching the sky: Episode 3 - Part 2 Tibetan wood block carving

07-23-2010 17:26 BJT

Tibetan woodblock carving began in the 14th century. Over the centuries, Tibetan people not only have produced the unique art of woodblock carving, but also created new carving and painting skills. Buddhist scriptures, statues, portraits, natural scenes and various religious patterns are carved on wood blocks.

Tibetan workmanship of wood block carving, photo from China Tibet Online, Pan Qiongge.

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