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Source Image: PR938_02_25_05 of Easter Island Quarry

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Description

A roughed out statue still in place in the quarries.

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

Location

Current Location
Rana Rarako 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Description
This statue was roughed-out during the quarrying process using some form of stone chisel with a pointed end.

Notes

This statue is around 20 metres in height. There are nearly 400 unfinished statues in the quarries. This statue is in the Outer quarries.

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