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Los moais de la isla de Pascua, tienen cuerpo completo - Taringa!

Los moais de la isla de Pascua, tienen cuerpo completo

Easter Island statues have BODIES? Who knew? Fascinating update from the folks at the Easter Island Statue Project.

Easter Island heads have bodies. The dirt and debris partially burying the statues was washed down from above and not deliberately placed there to bury, protect, or support the statues  the statues were erected in place and stand on stone pavements.

Easter Island heads have bodies! The back of this statue shows petroglyphs exposed by excavation. - photo from Easter Island Statue Project

"The reason people think they are [only] heads is there are about 150 statues buried up to the shoulders on the slope of a volcano, and these are the most famous, most beautiful and most photographed of all the Easter Island statues," Van Tilburg, who is also a fellow at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at the University of California, Los Angeles, told Life's Little Mysteries. "This suggested to people who had not seen photos of [other unearthed statues on the island] ...

"The reason people think they are [only] heads is there are about 150 statues buried up to the shoulders on the slope of a volcano, and these are the most famous, most beautiful and most photographed of all the Easter Island statues," Van Tilburg, who is

Unearthing Easter Island- this never ceases to amaze me and contradict all my childhood theories (haha)

Le corps des statues Moaï de l’Île de Pâques

The Rapa Nui (Easter Island) heads have bodies! While this isn't news in the Archaeology world, the discovery of hieroglyphs on the bases sort of is. Really interesting stuff!

Vintage Driftwood: Buddha Temple on Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Beautiful place and views.

The colossal Tian Tan Buddha (or simply the "Big Buddha"), Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Easter Island heads also have bodies

Rapa Nui - Easter Island, Chile / Very interesting that the Easter Island head statues have bodies buried underground that was dug up recently. This adds much more intrigue to the mystery of their origin.

Skleněný chodník kolem hory Tchien-men v čínské provincii Chu-nan

Skywalk on Tianmen Mountain, China. Stretching around a cliff on Tianmen Mountain in China, the skywalk offers incredible views of Hunan province's lovely landscapes. For those with no fear of heights, the skywalk is 4700 feet up the mountainside.

head to chile and see the wondrous desierto de atacama

Valle de la Luna in the Chilean Desert. Easily the most beautiful place I've ever been [done]

LUSCIOUS LOVES: Beautiful houses and gardens   Part 1

Luscious loves: Beautiful houses and gardens - myLusciousLife

Zarcero Topiary Gardens, Costa Rica this would be an awesome place to have an alice in wonderland wedding!

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