Easter Island Statues May Have Been Erected As ‘Guardians’ Of Groundwater Sources

Easter island’s famous statues, large human figures as high as 33 feet carved from the local quarried volcanic rocks, have long puzzled visitors and scientists. Research shows that the statues are usually located near sources of drinkable water, at points where springs emerge.

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https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidbressan/2019/02/06/easter-island-statues-may-erected-as-guardians-of-water-sources/#72968c344628

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