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sep 1, 1100 - Moai on Platform

Description:

volcanic tuff figures on basalt platform
Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
made to represent ancient ancestors
protectors > past is looking over your future (backs facing ocean)
birdman cult= ceremonial designs carved on backs @ later dates
empty eye sockets > painted ceremoniously
some were toppled

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Date:

sep 1, 1100
Now
~ 918 years ago

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