Moai facin inland at Ahu Tongariki, restored bi Chilean archaeologist Claudio Cristino in the 1990s

Moai Listeni/ˈm./, or mo‘ai, are monolithic human figurs carved bi the Rapa Nui fowk frae rock on the Chilean Polynesie island o Easter Island atween the years 1250 an 1500.[1] Nearly hauf are still at Rano Raraku, the main moai quarry, but hunders wur transportit frae thare an set on stane platforms cried ahu aroond the island's perimeter.

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  1. Steven R Fischer. The island at the end of the world. Reaktion Books 2005 ISBN 1-86189-282-9