Easter Island is a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the
southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle. Easter Island is famous for its
887 extant monumental statues, called m...
Find out more about the history of Easter Island, including videos, interesting
articles, ... It was centered on a ceremonial village called Orongo, built on the rim
of the ... with a weight of 13 tons, these enormous stone busts–known as moai–
Jun 24, 2012 ... ... the stone giants? The answer may lie in the moai's pleasantly plump
midsections. ... Potbellies might help explain how the moai were moved.
Oct 16, 2012 ... The popular claim that the island's palm trees were felled to create devices to
move the moai statues is probably incorrect. According to ancient ...
Thousands of massive stone monuments, known as Moai, preside over Easter
Island. The way they were carved, using only stone tools, seems unfathomable.
The islanders call them "moai," and they have puzzled ethnographers, ... who has
studied the moai for many years, believes the statues may have been created in
the ... Total number of maoi that were successfully transported to their final ahu ...
Nov 5, 2015 ... How were the Easter Island heads built and who created them? These heavy
statues didn't just appear out of thin air! Find out their history!
Did the Rapa Nui move the moai upright, like giant ... Van Tilburg has created a
convincing scenario for the most ...
Nov 7, 2012 ... Specifically, how the Easter Island Statures… ... There are people out there who
think the Moai were either built by aliens or for aliens. So how ...
Aug 19, 2014 ... A popular goofy theory about the Easter Island moai says that the massive
statues were created (or, alternatively, influenced) by aliens.