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 ...
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 ...
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 12, 2015 ... New images from the 2012 excavation of Easter Island's iconic statues reveal the
renowned heads are not only connected to giant bodies, but ...
Website detailing EISP history and current field work in the documentation and
inventory of moai on Easter Island.
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
Apr 11, 2016 ... The monolithic rock statues of Easter Island have mystified us for centuries. More
recently, confusion about these postcard-friendly monuments ...
May 30, 2012 ... The famous heads of Easter Island's statues are actually heads with torsos that
have become partially buried by erosion, according to UCLA ...