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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'...

Easter Island -- World Heritage Site -- National Geographic

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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 ( Easter ...

See These Amazing Images of Easter Island Statues ... - artnet News

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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 - Moai Statues and Rock Art of Rapa Nui

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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 - Easter Island Travel

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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 the ...

Easter Island - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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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 ...

Easter Island Statue Project

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Website detailing EISP history and current field work in the documentation and inventory of moai on Easter Island.

NOVA Online | Secrets of Easter Island | Stone Giants - PBS

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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.

Archaeologists Uncover Something Shocking Underneath The ...

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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 ...

Easter Island Statues | Easter Island Tourism

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The Moais or statues. There are hundreds of Moai scattered throughout the island. The best places to admire them are the ahus or the Rano Raraku volcano.

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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... More »
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The 'giant head' moai statues on Easter Island actually ... - Snopes

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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 ...

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

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Apr 11, 2016 ... The monolithic rock statues of Easter Island have mystified us for centuries. More recently, confusion about these postcard-friendly monuments ...

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

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May 25, 2012 ... Photos have been circulating that show bodies being unearthed beneath the famous Easter Island head statues. Are they real?