For the music group, see The Easter Island Statues. Moai facing inland at Ahu
Tongariki, restored by Chilean archaeologist Claudio Cristino in the 1990s. Moai
Listen/ˈmoʊ.aɪ/, or Mo'...
Giant moai statues dot the grassy flanks of an extinct volcano on Easter Island.
Photograph by Christian Wilkinson, My Shot. Site: Rapa Nui National Park (
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 ...
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 ...
Rapa Nui, or Easter Island as it was to become known, is the Polynesian island
found in the south east Pacific Ocean. Although famous for the large monumental
Moai statues are massive megaliths at Easter Island, and these are what this
island is famous for. The moais were built in approximately 1400 - 1650 A.D. by
Website detailing EISP history and current field work in the documentation and
inventory of moai on Easter Island.
The word "ahu" has two meanings in Easter Island culture. ... Fully 288 statues (
32% of 887) were successfully transported to a variety of image ahu locations.
May 25, 2012 ... Photos have been circulating that show bodies being unearthed beneath the
famous Easter Island head statues. Are they real?
Jul 18, 2015 ... I've always considered the head statues on Easter Island to be a great wonder of
the world; however, I've never actually thought to learn more ...