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Easter Island’s Statues at Risk

Architecture News - Mar 11, 2010 - 02:37   9991 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.