posted on May, 14 2012 @ 08:53 PM
It is well known that these statues have bodies. They are statues to the gods. These large headed figures can be found all over Polynesia. The 'tiki'
heads found in Hawaii are closely related. They are about as old as dated in the article. verbal history of the people that had ancestors that lived
on the island also fit the timeline.
Easter Island is the only known example of where humans outgrew their resources. Population explosions occurred on the island, due to abundance of
natural resources when the group of travelers (estimated 30-50 individuals) 'hit' the island. The heads were placed to please the god and act as a
source of communication for the island and the outside world. All of the heads are placed facing towards the center of the island.
When the island population outgrew the resources, the elders told the people that the gods were not pleased and so more heads were carved. To move the
heads from the quarry required using trees to roll across the island. The island, which was once a lush forest, is now barren because of the people
cutting the trees and using them for the transport of the heads.
At the same time wars were breaking out between groups of people on the island. Groups would topple eachothers statues in order to be more favored by
the gods using the logic that "if my statue is still standing and theirs is not I will catch the fish today". Eventually the people were forced to
One thing to note is that we don't really know all that much about the island. There have only been a handful of studies and excavations done on the
edit on 14-5-2012 by CloonBerg because: (no reason given)