Image: Easter Island Moai

Displaying image 113 of 467 images in History.

Not yet rated

Its stone giants on average stand 13 feet high and weigh 14 tons, large heads on male torsos fashioned after the penis, carved from volcanic ash, called moai. They stand on sacred pedestals called ahu. Do not walk on these platforms. Most all of the moai are erected around the coast and face inland towards their villages with their backs to the sea.

Views: 2,528
Added: 12 years ago.



There are no comments. Be the first to post one.
  Post comment as a guest user.
Click to login or register:
Your name:
Your email:
(will not appear)
Your comment:
(max. 1000 characters)
Are you human? (Sorry)