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Unique Gold Moai with Pukoa - Easter Island. Hand painted. Home decor
Unique Gold Moai with Pukoa - Easter Island. Hand painted. Home decor
Unique Gold Moai with Pukoa - Easter Island. Hand painted. Home decor
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Unique Gold Moai with Pukoa - Easter Island. Hand painted. Home decor

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Sandstone Easter Island Moai Pukao Statue Decor.

Archaeologists put on their thinking caps to solve a long-standing puzzle about another kind of cap: the enormous stone "hats" that sit atop the heads of colossal statues on Easter Island, a place also known as Rapa Nui. The solemn, carved faces of the imposing rocky figures, or moai, are a dramatic sight, towering up to 33 feet (10 meters) high and weighing as much as 82 tons (74 metric tons). Many of the statues are topped by red stone cylinders called pukao, carved separately from the statues and made of a different type of rock. Prior studies suggested that pukoa represented a type of hairstyle worn by the Rapa Nui people. But it was unclear if pukao were placed on top of the statues before the moai were moved into place or afterward, and experts were also uncertain about exactly how the large headpieces were maneuvered onto the giant heads, the researchers wrote.

Size: 11x3.1x3.5 Inches.

Material: Stone.

Colour: Gold.

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