The Easter Island Statues
Giant stone statues stand as testament to the culture of long-ago Polynesian inhabitants of Easter Island, which UNESCO calls the most remote inhabited island on the planet. The more than 900 statues on the island, which is about 2,300 miles west of...
Easter Island statues are known for their large, broad noses and strong chins,
along with rectangle-shaped ears and deep eye slits. Their bodies are normally ...
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 ...
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 (
From long-time researcher Jo Anne van Tilburg, a new website on her project to map and investigate the moai on Easter Island
. Includes images and information on More »
Website detailing EISP history and current field work in the documentation and
inventory of moai on Easter Island.
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
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.
Jun 8, 2015 ... Rumor: The 'giant head' moai statues on Easter Island actually have bodies as
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 ...