March 13, 2016 Peter Brobeck

The stone statues on Easter Island have bodies

Easter Island is a remote volcanic island in Polynesia most famous for the monolithic statues.

Easter Island is a remote volcanic island in Polynesia most famous for the monolithic statues.

The heads were made by the Rapu Nai people sometimes between 1250 and 1500 CE. Scientists recently excavated to study the statues and found an amazing discovery. The heads had bodies underneath covered in rock engravings that are still yet unreadable.