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Longest wood carving in China breaks Guinness record

Date: 2013.11.19 Editor: Evelyn Shi

On Nov 14, 2013, a large wood carving featuring the famous historical painting "Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival" was named the longest wood carving in the world by Guinness World Book of Records.



The woodcarving is 12.286 meters long, 3.075 meters high and 2.401 meters wide, The Song Dynasty version of the painting and the Qing Dynasty version are engraved on both sides of the 1000-year-old camphor wood by different engraving techniques