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"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

Locals: Rapa Nui people from the island are involved in excavations

Archaeologists have discovered something AMAZING about the Easter Island statues

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Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome

Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome

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Easter Island Excavations.... The statues have Bodies!!!

Okay, I’m sure some people out there knew the Easter Island statues had bodies, but I’m not going to pretend to be one of those people. My mind is kind of blown that I’m almost 40 and just now finding out that there are Easter Island statue bodies.

Sunken Moai, Easter Island, Chile

Sunken Moai Easter Island Chile Canvas Art - Mathieu MeurStocktrek Images x

The back of a moia. Source: Easter Island Rapa Nui Moai Birdman Petroglyphs Stock Images ... www.dreamstime.com

The back of a moia. Source: Easter Island Rapa Nui Moai Birdman Petroglyphs Stock Images ... www.dreamstime.com

Bilderparade CDLXVIII LangweileDich.net_Bilderparade_CDLXVIII_05 #ancientbeautysecrets

Bilderparade CDLXVIII LangweileDich.net_Bilderparade_CDLXVIII_05 #ancientbeautysecrets

Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui or Isla de Pascua, might be considered the last place on Earth for a number of reasons.

Partially buried statues at the Rano Raraku quarry site.

TAPATI RAPA NUI

Isla de Pascua: Tiro al blanco con lanza (Tapati Rapa nui 2012)

Back of a Moai displaying petroglyphs exposed by excavation. Easter Island Statue Project

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

Moai Statue ~ located on Easter Island

Rapa Nui Map of Easter Island Chile and Easter Island Map and Information

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