Easter Island Mystery Solved

  • Scientists may have solved mystery of Easter Island’s famous statues
    EASTER ISLAND, Chile – Scientists may have solved one of the riddles about the famous giant statues of Easter Island—why long-ago inhabitants placed them where they did. “Every time we saw ...
    01/11/2019 - 2:57 pm | View Link
  • Mystery solved? Researchers offer new clue to the perplexing origin of Easter Island statues
    Since European explorers first landed on Easter Island in 1722, people have been trying to figure out the meaning behind the hundreds of towering stone Moai monuments lining the island's shores. And n...
    01/11/2019 - 10:23 am | View Link
  • Easter Island statues: mystery behind their location revealed
    Researchers say they have analysed the locations of the megalithic platforms, or ahu, on which many of the statues known as moai sit, as well as scrutinising sites of the island’s resources, and have ...
    01/11/2019 - 7:57 am | View Link
  • Easter Island discovery: Experts solve ancient monuments mystery
    Experts have unlocked more secrets of the mysterious ancient monuments on Easter Island. The famous statues, or moai, are supported by monumental platforms called ahu. Researchers, however, have long ...
    01/11/2019 - 6:21 am | View Link
  • Researchers may have solved a mystery of the Easter Island statues
    Researchers say they've solved one of the mysteries behind the statues on Easter Island. A study published in the peer-reviewed journal PLoS One found the Rapa Nui, the ancient people who lived on Eas...
    01/11/2019 - 6:09 am | View Link
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  • Easter Island: stones, history
    Easter Island is the world's most isolated inhabited island. It is also one of the most mysterious. Eastern Island is roughly midway between Chile and Tahiti.
    01/7/2019 - 6:49 am | View Website
  • History of Easter Island
    Among the numerous questions regarding Easter Island (many of them still unexplained), are the origin and the date of the first immigrants: the real discoverers. The great Sebastian Englert, a priest and scientist who loved the islanders like his predecessor brother Eyraud, came to the conclusion that the island’s culture had been defined after the arrival of three consecutive invasions ...
    01/7/2019 - 4:40 am | View Website
  • The mystery around the moai statues
    The mystery around the moai statues Your location: Welcome!(Main page) / Mysteries / The mystery around the moai statues The construction. The famous moai monoliths were literally pulled out of the cliff at the Rano Raraku quarry.If you go there you will see how a statue is carved out of the side of the volcano crater before it is separated from it.
    01/6/2019 - 2:32 am | View Website
  • Moai
    Moai / ˈ m oʊ. aɪ / (), or mo‘ai, are monolithic human figures carved by the Rapa Nui people on Easter Island in eastern Polynesia between the years 1250 and 1500. Nearly half are still at Rano Raraku, the main moai quarry, but hundreds were transported from there and set on stone platforms called ahu around the island's perimeter. Almost all moai have overly large heads three-eighths the ...
    01/5/2019 - 9:10 pm | View Website
  • Easter Island
    Easter Island (Rapa Nui: Rapa Nui, Spanish: Isla de Pascua) is a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle in Oceania.Easter Island is most famous for its nearly 1,000 extant monumental statues, called moai, created by the early Rapa Nui people.In 1995, UNESCO named Easter Island a World Heritage Site, with much of the island ...
    01/5/2019 - 3:34 pm | View Website
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