Easter Island Statues

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What purpose do they have? Archaeologists suggest that the statues were a representation of the Polynesian people's ancestors. The Moai statues face away from the sea and towards the villages, by way of watching over the people. So here at Ahu Tongariki these Moai look over a flat village site.

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easter island statues

easter island statues - Google Search

easter island statues - Google Search Easter Island Statues, Polynesian People, Google Search, Easter Island

easter island statues

easter island statues - Google Search