Easter Island Statues with Hats- It's one thing to erect a giant statue weighing up 70 tons,and quite another to place rock hats on top of the statues heads.The hats are red volcanic rock weighing several tons called Pukao.
Easter Island is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle. A special territory of Chile that was annexed in In recent times the island has served as a warning of the cultural and
CHILE ~Easter Island~ On Easter Sunday Captain Jakob Roggewegen came across an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the first European to visit this isolated part of the world. On his nautical map, he gave the place a name: Easter Island.
The back of an Easter Island Statue displaying petroglyphs of unknown origin exposed by excavation. So, since only the head sof these statues were visible until excavations started, who carved them and why were they buried?