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Join us as we follow the progress of a team of archaeologists and a 75-person crew who are seeking to unravel a central mystery of Easter Island: how hundreds of giant stone statues that dominate the island's coast were moved and erected. Now through mid-May, check back regularly as the team struggles to transport and raise a 15-ton statue, or moai, using only the tools and materials available to the ancient Easter Islanders.  

Photo: Cliff Wassmann 

  

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