Secrets of Lost Empires: Easter Island

This companion website to the NOVA program "Easter Island" explores what Easter Island was like and how the huge moai, the stone monolith head, could have been moved. Explore the online map which offers photos and panoramic views. See how many elephants it takes to weigh as much as a moai. Watch a slide show that shows step by step as the team of engineers and archaeologists attempt to move the moai and place it on its pedestal.

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