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Environmental monitoring of one of the statues is set up in Quarry 2. For more information visit the Easter Island Statue Project

Easter Island statues have bodies, too

Excavations of the bodies have been going on for many years, you can find out more from the Easter Island Statue Project. Thought to have been created sometime between 1250 and 1500 AD, there is some controversy about how the statues came to be buried in the ground.