Moai Tangata, Rapa Nui

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 23 January 2016
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Moai tangata, Rapa Nui (Easter Island). Wood, bone, and obsidian. Collected in 1892 CE. Height: 46 cm. (Vatican Museums, Rome)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, January 23). Moai Tangata, Rapa Nui. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4475/moai-tangata-rapa-nui/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Moai Tangata, Rapa Nui." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4475/moai-tangata-rapa-nui/.

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