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Hidden treat: The Easter Island heads also have BODIES

Easter Island Statues have bodies. The team working on the dig as they unveil the secrets of the heads - excavations recently exposed the torsos of two tall statues

Easter Island heads have bodies.  Did you know?

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. A. Ellison, c. 1915

Citizen photographers

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.

Lunch atop a Skyscraper  is a famous black-and-white photograph taken during construction of the RCA Building (renamed the GE Building in 1986) at Rockefeller Center in New York City, United States. Below is a picture of  construction workers who recreated the classic photo in 2011 by posing on a girder 800ft above London.

Photograph taken during construction of the RCA Building (renamed the GE Building in at Rockefeller Center in New York City. Below is a picture of construction workers in above London.

It wasn't enough of a mystery as to how all the massive alien looking heads were placed all over Easter Island because archaeologists have recently discovered that they are NOT just massive HEADS they are massive FULL BODIED statues!

Archaeologists excavate Easter Island’s statues

Mammoth skull and tusks -- While installing a drainage pipe in his wheat field, a Michigan farmer was surprised to unearth a section of mammoth pelvis. A team led by University of Michigan paleontologist Daniel Fisher then excavated there and recovered 20 percent of the animal’s bones, including its skull and tusks.

Mammoth skull and tusk found in Michigan while installing a drainage pipe.

Rapa Nui, Moai, Páscoa

The Rapa Nui (Easter Island) heads have bodies! While this isn't news in the Archaeology world, the discovery of hieroglyphs on the bases sort of is. Really interesting stuff!

"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 also a fellow at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at the University of California, Los Angeles, told Life's Little Mysteries. "This suggested to people who had not seen photos of [other unearthed statues on the island] ...

"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

Horrific Crash on a bridge!

Steve McGhee digital art Digital image by Steve McGhee. Now I’m trying to recall if there have been any real plane crashes involving a bridge…

Le teste Moai dell'isola di Pasqua hanno un corpo 3

Images of Easter Island Statues With Bodies—Who Knew? There is more to the iconic Easter Island heads than meets the eye. Sarah Cascone, May courtesy the Easter Island Statue Project.

Shit just got real - www.funny-pictures-blog.com

Back in Shinyo Sawako trying to get hooked up to a large salvage tug boat shortly after it collided with a fishing boat.

Easter Island statues (Moai) of Alternanthera (4) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Rapa nui : Easter Island statues (Moai) of Alternanthera

Dripping with gold and jewels... St Valentinus in Waldsassen

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.

[Image] | New Pictures Reveal That Easter Island's Statues Are... - TIMEWHEEL

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.

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