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« Reply #30 on: March 03, 2007, 03:04:25 am »



Fig. 8.1 Statues on Ahu Nau Nau, Anakena, restored in 1978.



Pierre Loti, who visited Easter Island in 1872, assigned the statues standing at Rano Raraku to a very early period.

They are the work of less childish artists who knew how to give them an expression. They frighten. ... What human race do they represent, with their pointed noses and their thin lips that show a pout of disdain or mockery? ... According to the tradition conserved by the old people they were earlier than the arrival of their own ancestors. The migrants from Polynesia ... found the island deserted, guarded only by these monstrous visages. ... Gnawed by lichens they seem to have the patina of fifty centuries like our celtic menhirs.1


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