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This article is about the monolithic statues of Easter Island. For other uses, see Moai (disambiguation). Moai facing inland at Ahu Tongariki, restored by Chilean archaeologist Claudio Cristino in the 1990s. Moai /ˈmoʊ.aɪ/ ( About this sound listen), or mo'ai, are monolithic human figures carved by ..... The Statues That Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island.


In the Souther Pacific Ocean, a remote volcanic island looms out of the sea with giant stone statues. The Easter Island Statues.


Aug 19, 2014 ... The 887 giant moai statues on Easter Island have turned one of the most ... in the world into one of the most well known---and most mysterious.


Jun 24, 2012 ... Watch video: Easter Island statues rocking forward ... In previous efforts to solve the mystery, Czech engineer Pavel Pavel worked with ...


Mar 31, 2007 ... When and why these people left their native land remains a mystery. But what is ... Nearly half of Easter Island's statues remain near this area.


THE MYSTERY OF EASTER ISLAND ... Easter Island is one of the most remote islands on Earth. It is in the ... For this reason, most of the statues have long ears.


It is unclear why the Easter Islanders turned to statue ... While the why is a mystery, where it happened and to a large degree ...


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.


Mar 18, 2015 ... Whenever Easter Island is mentioned, the word 'mystery' always comes to mind. Its claim to fame and the source of its mystery are the ...