Moai (Rapanuiane mo’ai, "Statua") sunt magnae statuae in Insula Paschali sitae. Moai 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. In Insula Paschali plus quam 1000 moai sunt, aliquod in Ahu, magnis suggestibus petrae.

Moai in Insula Paschali situm.

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In pellicula americana Night at the Museum (Nox in Museo) apparet magnus Moai in Museo Historiae Naturalis Novi Eboraci. Vox statuae histrionis Brad Garret est.

 
Caput Moai in Museo Lupariense.

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  • Van Tilburg, Jo Anne (2006). Remote Possibilities: Hoa Hakananai'a and HMS Topaze on Rapa Nui. British Museum Research Papers.

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