One Mystery Of Easter Island's Statues Finally Solved, Researchers Say

When it comes to Easter Island's towering stone heads, there's now one fewer mystery to solve.

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    Researchers have long puzzled over why the huge statues were placed where they are. However, a new study says the people of Rapa Nui, as the island is called in the local language, positioned them nea...
    01/10/2019 - 10:31 pm | View Link
  • Mystery of Easter Island statues’ giant stone ‘hats’ might finally be solved
    They’re one of the most recognisable ancient relics on our planet – but one of the major mysteries of Easter Island’s huge statues might finally have been solved. The ancient Easter Island people carv...
    06/5/2018 - 2:07 am | View Link
  • Mystery of Easter Island statues’ giant stone ‘hats’ might finally be solved
    They’re one of the most recognisable ancient relics on our planet – but one of the major mysteries of Easter Island’s huge statues might finally have been solved. The ancient Easter Island people carv...
    06/5/2018 - 1:36 am | View Link
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