What are the ancient statues on an island belonging to Chile called?
Easter Island is a stretch of land owned by Chile. It is best known for the ancient statues called Maoi that were erected upon it. Archaeologists date then as having been created between 1230 AD and 1500 AD by the Rapa Nui people. Nearly 890 full-bodied statues remain on the island, some buried up to their shoulders within surrounding soil.