This explains how Easter Island's Moai statues were constructed by experimenting with ancient engineering methods and mysterious traditions, modem archaeological scientists and engineers try and recreate and decipher their secrets. Made from carved stone, 30 feet tall, weighing a colossal 75 tons, the human figures with over-sized heads often rested on massive rock platforms buried underground called ahus. Approximately a thousand exist and are scattered around the barren landscape, in the mountains and close to the ocean. The civilization was tribal and primitive, with black magic religious priests, chieftains writing strange hieroglyphic writing languages known as rongorongo. Yet they erected Moai not unlike Europe's Stonehenge without modern equipment. By what methods did they do it?.
2014 Sep 01, 08:43:59