Home | Countries & Cities | Topics | Upload photo | New photos | Authors | Rate photos | Contact
 

Easter Island. Moai

      Slide Show     
World Travel Photos :: Chile - Easter Island :: Easter Island. Moai
© Garth
22 Apr 2013
Viewed: 17244
See also: Ancient world, Garth
Slide Show | Leave a Comment | Send a Card | Add Photos
Moai are monolithic human figures carved from rock mostly between 1250 and 1500 CE. In addition to representing deceased ancestors, the moai may also have been regarded as the embodiment of powerful living or former chiefs and important lineage status symbols.

Sources, related links:
Wikipedia - Moai
Comments Leave a Comment
 
RSS 2.0
Easter Island. Moai

Easter Island

Easter Island. Moai

Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter Island - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter Island




 
Home | Add photo | New photos | Policy

myworldshots.com © 1999-2017