An expedition led by Jacob Roggeveen somewhat presumptuously renamed  Easter Island because it arrived on Easter Sunday, 5 April 1722. The people already living there prefer Te Pito o Te Henua, or nowadays, Rapa Nui. We visited at the climax of a 2500 mile voyage by reed boat in 2000: www.nickthorpe.co.uk/books/eight-men-and-a-duck/

An expedition led by Jacob Roggeveen somewhat presumptuously renamed Easter Island because it arrived on Easter Sunday, 5 April 1722. The people already living there prefer Te Pito o Te Henua, or nowadays, Rapa Nui. We visited at the climax of a 2500 mile voyage by reed boat in 2000: www.nickthorpe.co.uk/books/eight-men-and-a-duck/

On Easter Island, petroglyphs are located in every sector of the island where there are suitable surfaces. Favored locations are smooth areas of lava flow (called "papa" in Rapanui), or on smooth basalt boulders. Most of these surfaces occur along coastal areas and often are associated with major ceremonial centers. Some important ahu have, as part of their structure, elegantly carved basalt stones (pa'enga), with petroglyphs on them. Paintings survive in caves or in some of the stone…

On Easter Island, petroglyphs are located in every sector of the island where there are suitable surfaces. Favored locations are smooth areas of lava flow (called "papa" in Rapanui), or on smooth basalt boulders. Most of these surfaces occur along coastal areas and often are associated with major ceremonial centers. Some important ahu have, as part of their structure, elegantly carved basalt stones (pa'enga), with petroglyphs on them. Paintings survive in caves or in some of the stone…

Lot : Male figure moai kavakava - Easter Islands - - wood... | Dans la vente Art Tribal Vente 78 à Zemanek-Münster

Lot : Male figure moai kavakava - Easter Islands - - wood... | Dans la vente Art Tribal Vente 78 à Zemanek-Münster

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