Submitted by Myriam Mahiques
Easter Island’s Statues at Risk
Architecture News - Mar 11, 2010 - 02:37 9941 views
The Chilean Easter Island has always been an object of curiosity and it is well-known for tourists due to its monumental statues. There has been controversy and confusion concerning the origins of the Easter Islanders, Thor Heyerdahl proposed they would be Peruvian descent, but archaeological evidence indicates that Polynesians discovered the island at about 400 AD.