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The intriguing historic monuments whose mysteries remain unsolved

Easyvoyage Logo By Rosie Giorgi of Easyvoyage | Slide 1 of 12: According to researchers, these moai statues on the Chilean island were moved around by their creators from one place to another, without any obvious sign of transportation left behind on the island. Theories abound about how exactly the Polynesian inhabitants of this island managed to move these heavy lumps of rock so far, including the use of tree trunks as rollers and two harnessing ropes to 'walk' the statue to its end position.

Easter Island

According to researchers, these moai statues on the Chilean island were moved around by their creators from one place to another, without any obvious sign of transportation left behind on the island. Theories abound about how exactly the Polynesian inhabitants of this island managed to move these heavy lumps of rock so far, including the use of tree trunks as rollers and two harnessing ropes to 'walk' the statue to its end position.
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