This newsletter focuses on the quarry at Rano Raraku, the birthplace of the Moai.
It is amazing to think about how these mighty works of art were created, as you see 45 foot behemoths partially carved out of the stone in the quarry.
But more interesting to me is why everything suddenly stopped. What happened to these great people to cause them to walk away from dozens of partially completed Moai? And why were all the Moai toppled?
I have no answers, only images.
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