Moai (Hispanice moái, Rapanuiane mo’ai 'statua') sunt magnae hominum statuae monolithicae a Rapanuianis Insulae Paschalis in Polynesia orientali fortasse inter annos 1250 et 1500 sculptae et positae.[1] Ex topho facti sunt et ruber capitis ornatus (Rapanuiane pukao) ex scoria factus est. Nonnunquam in dorso statuae signa incisa sunt: hoc rongorongo, antiquum alphabetum insulae, est. Plus quam mille moai inveniuntur, aliquae in ahu, magnis suggestibus saxosis.

Moai in Insula Paschali situm.

Loci Insulae Paschalis ubi moai praeclari suntRecensere

MiraculaRecensere

In Night at the Museum ('Nox in Museo'), pellicula Americana, apparet magnus moai in Museo Historiae Naturalis Novi Eboraci. Vox statuae est vox Brad Garret histrionis.

BibliographiaRecensere

  • Heyerdahl, Thor, Skjølsvold, Arne, et Pavel Pavel. The "Walking" Moai of Easter Island.
  • McCall, Grant. 1995. "Rapanui (Easter Island)." Pacific Islands Year Book 17th Edition. Fiji Times.
  • Matthews, Rupert. 1988. Ancient Mysteries. Wayland Publishing. ISBN 0-531-18246-0.
  • Pelta, Kathy. 2001. Rediscovering Easter Island. Lerner Publishing Group. ISBN 978-0-8225-4890-4.
  • Routledge, Katherine. 1919. The Mystery of Easter Island. Londinii: Sifton, Praed, & Co. ISBN 0-932813-48-8.
  • Van Tilburg, Jo Anne. 2001. "Easter Island." In P.N. Peregine and M. Ember, Encyclopedia of Prehistory, vol. 3: East Asia and Oceania, ed. P. N. Peregine et M. Ember. Plenum Publishers.
  • Van Tilburg, Jo Anne. 2006. Remote Possibilities: Hoa Hakananai'a and HMS Topaze on Rapa Nui. British Museum Research Papers.

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NotaeRecensere

  1. Steven Roger Fischer, The Island at the End of the World: The Turbulent History of Easter Island (Reaktion Books, 2005, ISBN 1-86189-282-9).

Nexus externiRecensere

  Vicimedia Communia plura habent quae ad moai spectant.

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