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Some Notes on the Rapanui Archaeoastronomy
This paper is dedicated to the research of secrets of Easter Island (Rapa Nui), a remote plot of land in the Pacific; the work includes not only necessary ethnological data, but also some results onExpand
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A Note on the Rapanui Lunar Calendar
This paper is dedicated to the research of secrets of Easter Island (Rapa Nui), a remote plot of land in the Pacific; the article contains not only ethnological data, but also some results on theExpand
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The Ancient Astronomy of Easter Island: Venus and Aldebaran
One additional position of the famous Mataveri calendar of Easter Island has been interpreted. New data on the watchings of Venus and Aldebaran have been rendered. Some reports about the sun, theExpand
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The Ancient Astronomy of Easter Island: Canopus and the Legendary King Hotu-Matua
Watchings of Canopus as a herald of the winter were important duties of ancient priests-astronomers on Easter Island. All the analysed data witness that this star was observed during the first andExpand
The Ancient Astronomy of Easter Island: Mars and Sweet Potatoes
The role of the monument Moai a Mata Mea at Easter Island in the fertility cult has been explained. The own late statue that belonged to the ruling Miru group can provisionally be dated back to ca.Expand
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The Ancient Astronomy of Easter Island: The Mamari Tablet Tells (Part 3)
One of main events on Rapanui before the cruel war (several wars) between the Hanau Momoko and Hanau Eepe was the annual election of the bird-man. Plainly, the local priest-astronomers, theExpand
Easter Island: the Tongariki and Mataveri Solar Observatories Used a Common Methodology
Two additional positions of the famous Mataveri calendar of Easter Island have been interpreted. The information about the stars of the Virgo constellation has been obtained, too. As a result, theExpand
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On the Observations of the Sun in Polynesia
The role of the Polynesian sun god Tagaloa has been studied. The Polynesian characters Maui-tikitiki, Tane and Tiki were related to the sun as well. The solar data of Easter Island are essentialExpand
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