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One of the things I was most interested in studying and reading about this is the Easter Island statutes, in addition to many others to which we will devote time and space to this blog, this is the first one I have decided to say a few sentences or facts.
So lonely and far apart lined up by the ocean are they hard and looking up at the sky?
The island is located about 3,600 km west of Chile. Until 1888, the island belonged to no one, and then it was added to Chile as the closest state. It is very small, only 163.6 km2, triangular in shape. It was named because it was discovered on Easter Day in 1722 by the Dutchman Jacob Roggeveen. Although it is so small, it has its own airport, because NASA realized that the island was on a space flight route and decided to build the world's longest runway there.

Now let's get down to the interesting things or the Moai statues. moai So, Moai are huge stone sculptures of human figures on Easter Island, sometimes weighing up to 100 tons. The most common specimens are about 5 meters high, but there are also several specimens up to 20 meters high. There are a number of unfinished statues, and one of them still lying upright is estimated to be about 21 feet high and weighing about 270 tons.

The island has three volcanoes: Poike, Early Kau and Terevake. The statues are carved out of volcanic rocks, most of them from Rano Raraku - a volcanic crater. Because they are so difficult the question is who made them, how, why and how he led them to the cliffs and set them on stone platforms called Ahu? Although, not all Moai are placed on platforms looking out to sea. There are over 900 of them on the island, scattered everywhere. Some are buried deep in the ground, with heads and shoulders protruding from the ground.

moai buried Many of these Moai statues have yet to be erected on platforms set up along the entire coast of the island. Ancient nations thought that carefully crafted statues were given a magical spiritual essence called Mana. Legend has it that the king of the island called upon the gods and ordered the statues to walk to their destination.

Tests were carried out with smaller replicas of statues pulled by ropes towards a cliff, but the question is, how many people are needed and how to work to lift a 100 tonne heavy stone statue and bring it down the cliff and place it on the platform? They are considered statues
made between the years 1250 - 1500.
To make things even more interesting, some Moai's, more specifically on their backs, were found petroglyphs.

Why are some statues buried in the ground? Who dug those giant holes and why? Some believe that the statues were thus preserved from erosion. Easter Island is also called the loneliest place on Earth.
The reason is that it is located in the middle of the Pacific and is very small and has not been known about it for a long time. He is believed to have been settled by having two canoes with fifty men set out for sea, led by King Hoto Matu'a.

What interests me is why would two canoes embark on the open sea without Easter Island knowing that the island is there? Is it possible that the statues were made by humans? It's possible? Why would they make them so big, so bothered to elevate them, transport them to a location and place them on platforms? Why didn't they just do smaller statues? Keep in mind that they did not have any technology, they did everything manually.

What was the purpose of the statues? It is believed that the statues were the patron saints of the island, ie. the protectors of the people who live on it. But why are these statues not found anywhere but on
Easter Island? The people who inhabited the island came from somewhere. MoaiDa were taught making these statues elsewhere on Earth they would know about them. How did it occur to them to make statues of stones weighing several tens of tons at a time?

You have to admit that they are fascinating and to be admired, these huge stone creatures! What do the petroglyphs on their back mean? Some say there is a similarity to the traditional tattooing on the island, which was suppressed by missionaries half a century earlier. But these are all speculations, and the exact purpose of the existence of the Moai statues, nor the manner of their transportation, is known.

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