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Moai - Wikipedia

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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 ...

"giant head" moai statues on Easter Island actually have ... - 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 ...

Easter Island Statue Project Official Website

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

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 - 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  ...

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

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Apr 13, 2016 ... The monolithic rock statues of Easter Island have mystified us for centuries. More recently, confusion about these postcard-friendly monuments ...

Easter Island (Rapa Nui) & Moai Statues - Live Science

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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.

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?

The Statues of Easter Island | Life Lists | Smithsonian

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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.

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 ...