Rapa Nui - Easter Island, Chile / Very interesting that the Easter Island head statues have bodies buried underground that was dug up recently. This adds much more intrigue to the mystery of their origin.
Citizen photographers: Design Observer This image comes from a binder containing thirty-six occupational photographs taken in Portland, Oregon and Challam Bay, Washington by the commercial photographers Arthur M. Prentiss and W. Ellison, c.
"The reason people think they are [only] heads is there are about 150 statues buried up to the shoulders on the slope of a volcano, and these are the most famous, most beautiful and most photographed of all the Easter Island statues," Van Tilburg, who is
Valentinus: “One of ten full articulated, jeweled skeletons in the town’s church, which is the largest intact collection in existence.” Photo by Paul Koudounaris, author of "Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs.
Okay, I’m sure some people out there knew the Easter Island statues had bodies, but I’m not going to pretend to be one of those people. My mind is kind of blown that I’m almost 40 and just now finding out that there are Easter Island statue bodies.