The heads on Easter Island have bodies

aThe heads on Easter Island have bodies!!!!

The iconic stone heads protruding from the ground on Easter Island are familiar to most, but many don’t realize what lies beneath the surface. In the ’10s, archaeologists studying the hundreds of stone statues on the Pacific Island excavated two of the figures,¬†revealing full torsos, which measure as high as 33 feet.

If you’re familiar with Easter Islaand, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the famous Easter Island heads.

While these massive monoliths are among the world’s most famous sculptures, their household name is actually a misnomer, as each figure, or¬†moai, also has a hidden body.

Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, is a remote volcanic islaand located in Oceania’s Polynesian Triangle.

The isle is particularly famous for its collection of nearly 1,000 stone statues.

Crafted by the Rapa Nui people between 1250 and 1500, these monumental sculptures have been to shrouded in mystery for centuries.

However, recently, researchers have revealed new information about the iconic Easter Islaand heads, including the surprising fact that they are actually full-length figures.

 

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