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Symbolic stratigraphy: Rock art and the monolithic statues of Easter Island
Abstract Recent field work on Easter Island, East Polynesia, has collected new data on monolithic statue sites, rock art design motifs and the ideological significance of their temporal and spatialExpand
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Petrographic Analysis of Thin-sections of Samples from Two Monolithic Statues (Moai), Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
The rock formations at Easter Island that have much geographical importance are examined. The rocks were quarried at specific areas and believed to be of volcanic origin.
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Splendid Isolation: Art of Easter Island
This handsome book examines the island's diverse artistic heritage and presents and discusses more than fifty works.
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Geochemical and radiometric analyses of archaeological remains from Easter Island’s moai (statue) quarry reveal prehistoric timing, provenance, and use of fine–grain basaltic resources
Pacific and Rapa Nui (Easter Island) volcanologists, geologists, and geochemists have set the stage for archaeological lithic sourcing studies by providing practical data regarding the island'sExpand
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Respect for Rapa Nui: exhibition and conservation of Easter Island stone statues
Writing in 1968, archaeologist William Mulloy rightfully called Easter Island (Rapa Nui) an ‘outdoor archaeological museum of unique significance’. Indeed, the potential value of the island’sExpand
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Ancient Images on Stone: Rock Art of the Californias
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Seeking Solutions: An Archaeological Approach to Conservation of a Threatened Heritage on Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
The Easter Island Statue Project (EISP), of which Van Tilburg and Arevalo Pakarati are codirectors, is a holistic archaeological program encompassing a range of resources to clarify the social roleExpand
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Official Documents- Administration Agreement with USAID for TF050576
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