Tag: ancient mystery

Why Do We Think Of The Easter Island Statues As Just Heads?

For most of my life I was under the impression–as are most people–that the famous “moai” statues on Easter Island were simply big stone heads. And then at some point my mind was blown–as were most people’s–when I saw a picture on the internet from an excavation project that dug out the earth around one of the heads and discovered an enormous stone body attached to it…