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Stone carving - Forbidden City, Beijing

Originally carved during the Ming dynasty, this replica was reproduced in 1761 during the Qing dynasty. A massive 200 tons in weight and 1.7 meters thick it is the largest carving in the Forbidden City.

Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
1/1000s f/5.0 at 17.0mm iso100 full exif

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