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 ...
Website detailing EISP history and current field work in the documentation and
inventory of moai on Easter Island.
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 ...
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
Apr 13, 2016 ... The monolithic rock statues of Easter Island have mystified us for centuries. More
recently, confusion about these postcard-friendly monuments ...
Oct 16, 2012 ... The famed Easter Island heads are massive carvings that ring the island of Rapa
Nui. The purpose of these statues is a mystery.
May 25, 2012 ... Photos have been circulating that show bodies being unearthed beneath the
famous Easter Island head statues. Are they real?
According to archaeologist Jo Anne Van Tilburg—who is the founder of UCLA's
Easter Island Statue Project and has studied the artifacts for nearly 30 ...