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 (
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 ...
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
Jul 30, 2015 ... This is a classic example of “there is more to it than meets the eye”. Images from
the excavation of Easter Island's renowned giant head statues ...
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?
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.
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