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The statue known as Paro which once stood on Ahu te Pito Kura is

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The statue known as Paro, which once stood on Ahu te Pito Kura, is 9.8 m long and weighs 82 tons.

Moai Paro en Te Pito Kura con el volcán Poike al fondo

Our guide brought a compass near the rock, and the needle moved around! Scientists say it's a fallen meteorite, and formed the round shape by water.

Piedra magnética de Te Pito Kura

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Ahu Te Pito Kura Te Pito Kura, Easter Island, Chile

All the Moai that are currently standing have only been re-erected in the last 56 years.

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Walking back to the ahu, I encountered Te Pito te Kura, after which the ahu is named. This is the large stone, 1 metre in diameter, which according to ...

Ahu Tongariki at sunrise

Fallen moai in Ahu Te Pito Kura, Easter Island (Pascua or Rapa Nui)

... Film stills captured from a computer animation showing the 360° view of Moai Paro being ...

Pukao on the moai statues of the Ahu Nau Nau at Anakena beach Easter Island

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Ahu Te Pito Kura,o umbigo do mundo

Te Pito Kura, or the "belly button of the world", has a special magnetic rock surrounded by a small rock wall. Putting your feet on the rock is supposed to ...

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Fallen Moai & Pukao (Top Knot) At Ahu Te Pito Kura, Rapa Nui

Te Pito Kura & Ahu Tu'u Paro

... a further 12 tonnes. . … and this is Moai Paro at Ahu Te Pito Kura ...

... claimed to be a source of good mana and is the only attraction that we are allowed and encouraged to touch (the stone is called Te Pito Kura and the Ahu ...

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The Moai here is the largest sculpture ever transported from the Rano Raraku quarry and was knocked down. This platform is intact and its moai lies in the ...

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Ahu Nau Nau, Anakena Beach, Easter Island, Chile

On the other side of the island from the quarry is the largest Moai that was ever actually raised onto an Ahu. This is called Ahu Te Pito Kura where Paro, ...

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te pito kura. Our final stop of the tour was a beautiful white sandy beach ( one of only two on the island) called Anakena Beach where we relaxed for a ...

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The statue known as Paro, which once stood on Ahu te Pito Kura, is 9.8 m long and weighs 82 tons. | History: Rapa nui/Easter Island | Pinterest | Ancient ...

The biggest, at Ahu Hanga te Tenga, is 9.9 m (32.5 ft) long. The statue known as Paro, which once stood on Ahu te Pito Kura, is 9.8 m long and weighs 82 ...

Ahu Akivi, Easter Island, Chile

Te Pito Kura, or the "belly button of the world", has a special magnetic rock surrounded by a small rock wall. Putting your feet on the rock is supposed to ...

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4.2 Statues still in their extraction cavities.

This moai measures, platform included, 14 meters. It has a pukao, a

The statue known as Paro, which once stood on Ahu te Pito Kura, is 9.8 m long and weighs 82 tons. | Unbelievable | Pinterest | Easter island and Ancient ...

Moving the statues

... a further 12 tonnes. . … and this is Moai Paro at Ahu Te Pito Kura ...

Easter Island Full Day Tour - Te Pito Kura and Paro, the largest moai to

Ahu Tongariki - megaliths in Rapa Nui

The completed moai stayed at the quarry until the leader on which it was based died.

double canoe petroglyph at Papa Vaka, Easter Island

Ahu Te Pito Kura with fallen Moai and view of Pike extinct volcano, Easter Island

The pukao alone weighs over 12 tons. This statue, called Paro, is believed to have been commissioned by a widow to honor her late husband.

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Hawaiian shirts in a shop in Hanga Roa. Photo: Mike Seager Thomas, UCL Rapa Nui Landscapes of Constructi… | Pinteres…

4.8 This basalt statue, 8.2 ft tall and weighing 4 tons, is now in the British Museum.

There are many moai statues on the ground. It's a good opportunity to see them

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Te Pito Kura

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The statue known as Paro, which once stood on Ahu te Pito Kura, is 9.8 m long and weighs 82 tons. | Unbelievable | Pinterest | Easter island and Ancient ...

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The only remaining original eye was found on a statue in Anakena, and is currently in the Easter Island museum.

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... AhuNau-Nau.jpg (27441 bytes) . It is one of the best preserved ahu ...

There are quite a few other tourists here; my guess would be around 75 of us spread out in the park at this time. Not the giant crowds of the Louvre in ...

Te Pito Kura had just one statue called Paro which was the biggest moai ever moved and successfully erected on an ahu. It was almost 33' tall and weighed ...

The moai Tahai resting on its ahu. Please don't walk on the ahu.

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Rapa Nui / Easter Island / Isla de Pascua. Car park at Rano Raraku. Rapa Nui flora & fauna (15). Photo: Mike Seager Thomas, UCL Rapa Nui Landscapes…

This shot was taken before the events in Firestorm Forever! Stone formation at Abu Te Pito Kura on Easter Island is also known as 'the navel of the world.

Pukao with petroglyphs at Ahu Akahanga

This Moai is so big that researchers doubt that it would have been possible to move.

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Carving the statues

Moai Statue Easter Island- Rapa Nui

When it came time to carve the back, the workers chiseled the statue out of the mountain and stood it up vertically by burying the base.

Te Pito Kura & Ahu Tu'u Paro

Off to one side is Ahu Ature Huki with a single standing Moai (the first to be re-erected on the island), raised over 18 days by a group of 12 men under ...

The reconstructed moai of the Ahu Ko Te Riku at Tahai is the only image that

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Ahu te pito kura stones on Easter Island

... Paro to its ahu. 28 Horses grazing near Te Pito Kura. Easter Island

Ahu akivi

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All the statues were found toppled after 1722, due to the conflict between clans.

Sexy mannequin in a Hanga Roa boutique. Photo: Mike Seager Thomas, UCL Rapa Nui Landscapes of Constructi… | Pinteres…

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Ko te rikua at Tahai

Moai Paro, the biggest Moai erected on the island, Te Pito Kura, Rapa

Before we reached the monumental ahu, there were topknots that were destroyed in 1960 and couldn't be put back, sort of like Humpty Dumpty!

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Well preserves Moai of Ahu Nau Nau

The lone statue standing at Ahu Ature on Anakena Beach was the result of the experiment that put the first moai upright since they were toppled.

... is given to the faces of all the statues, it is never the same on two faces; every one looks as if it had been intended to be an individual portrait … 1

Ancestor figure, circa 1830, from LACMA collections

Ahu Huri A Urenga. Click on the image to see the extra pair of hands at the right. (The ones at the left are obscured underneath the fungal growth).

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