Answers to the so-called mysteries of the moai on Easter Island are hidden in plain sight
It’s been 300 years since European explorers landed on a South Pacific island on Easter Sunday — and named it Easter Island.
Upon discovering the massive rock sculptures, called moai, several Western theories were born about them and the people who created them. But the people native to the island have long revealed details about the moai that negate those theories.
Felix Poon of the podcast “Outside/In” from New Hampshire Public Radio explains.
Listen to the full episode here.
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