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Moai - Wikipedia


Moai Listen/ˈmoʊ.aɪ/, or Mo'ai, are monolithic human figures carved by the Rapa Nui people ... Easter Island statues are known for their large, broad noses and strong chins, along...

Apparently Easter Island's Heads Have Bodies - artnet News


May 1, 2015 ... Easter Island's monumental stone heads are well-known, but there's more to the story: all along, the sculptures have secretly had torsos, buried ...

Easter Island Heads Have Bodies? : snopes.com


Feb 29, 2016 ... The Stone Statues in Easter Island have bodies! This is absolutely incredible. Here we've been thinking for all these years that they were just ...

The stone heads of Easter Island - Philip Coppens.com


The stone heads of Easter Island have cast an almost magical spell on anyone ... Roggeveen gave this description of the heads: “the stone heads surprised us.

Easter Island Statue Project


Easter Island Statue Project Official Website. ... When we discovered it the head was standing upright, propped in place with stones, close to the right side of.

Easter Island - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Easter Island's most dramatic claim to fame is an array of almost 900 giant stone figures that date back many centuries. The statues reveal their creators to be ...

Do Easter Island's Statues Really Have Bodies? | IFLScience


Apr 11, 2016 ... Remarkably, there are over 887 Moai on the island. While the archeological community have been aware that these stone heads have bodies ...

Do the Easter Island Heads Really Have Bodies? - Live Science


May 25, 2012 ... The mysterious Easter Island statues — hundreds of huge, ancient carved stone heads that guard the hilly Pacific island landscape — may ...

Moai statues - Easter Island Travel


Easter Island moai statues with heads visible in quarry Rano Raraku ... They were placed on rectangular stone platforms called ahu, which are tombs for the ...

SI NMNH Centennial - Moai or Easter Island Stone Figure


The Smithsonian's two monumental Easter Island stone figures, or moai, ... the statues—one a complete statue, the other a head—remain today the only such ...

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Easter Island -- World Heritage Site -- National Geographic


Photo: Stone heads of Easter Island. Giant moai statues dot the grassy flanks of an extinct volcano on Easter Island. Photograph by Christian Wilkinson, My Shot.

UCLA archaeologist digs deep to reveal Easter Island torsos | UCLA


May 30, 2012 ... The famous heads of Easter Island's statues are actually heads with ... Explorer Thor Heyerdahl excavated this Easter Island statue in 1954-55.

New Secrets Of Easter Island Statues Revealed - The Heads Have ...


Jul 30, 2015 ... The Easter Island Statue Project has been excavating two of 1,000-plus statues on the Easter Island, one of the most remote inhabited islands ...