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A “moai”—one of the giant statues of elongated heads on Easter Island—will is in Paris. Representatives of the Pacific island’s government said the statue had made its wish for travel known to them and “wants” to be placed in the Louvre and Place de la Concorde.

A “moai”—one of the giant statues of elongated heads on Easter Island. Representatives of the Pacific island’s government said the statue had made its wish for travel known to them and “wants” to be placed in the Louvre and Place de la Concorde.

Moai, Easter Island.  I would love to see these.

Easter Island is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. It's famous for its 887 extant monumental statues, called moai, created by the early Rapanui people.

"Alas poor yorick. I knew him, Horatio." I read this for the first time when I was 14. (Completely unabridged, in the original old English. It changed my life.)

Poster for W. Hardy's production of Hamlet, 1894 by The Beggarstaff Brothers Four-color stencil and hand-painting on grey-brown wrapping paper: pale grey, buff, brown and black. (William Nicholson and James Pryde)