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Source Image: PR938_02_03_04 of Easter Island Quarry

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Description

The outline of a statue on a quarry face.

Monument
Easter Island Quarry 
Monument Type
Quarry 
Material(s)
Tuff (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 700 - circa ad 1400 
Keywords
Transport  
Collections
Easter Island  

Location

Current Location
Rana Rarako 

Evidence for working practices

1. Guideline

Process
Laying-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Hard
Description
The outline of this planned statue has been carved into the quarry-face before any carving began. This shows that the piece was planned as a two-dimensional shape and then carved back into the rock from all sides.

Notes

This statue is from the Inner quarry.

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