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  • Joe DiBiasi

    Easter Island "Heads" were actually full statues with bodies- just buried up to their heads. Who knew?

  • Paola Rahal

    Unearthed Moai on Easter Island, Isla de Pascua. Chile

  • Stewart Marshall

    Easter Island Heads Have Bodies: Excavations of the bodies have been going on for many years, you can find out more from the Easter Island Statue Project. It’s generally accepted that the statues were made sometime between 1250 and 1500 AD. There is controversy surrounding why the bodies are buried. Was it time and erosion, or were they buried on purpose?

  • Andrea Graham

    The Easter Island Heads have full bodies... who knew?

  • Huckberry

    The Easter Island Heads Have Great Bodies

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