Easter Island mayor concedes Moai statue might be better left in British Museum

FILE PHOTO: A view of "Moai" statues in Rano Raraku volcano, on Easter Island, 4,000 km (2486 miles) west of Santiago, in this photo taken Oct. 31, 2003. REUTERS/Carlos Barria//File Photo

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The mayor of the Chile’s Easter Island territory conceded on Monday that the British Museum might be a better home for a massive native Polynesian statue taken by British seamen 150 years ago. Pedro Edmunds Paoa said Easter Island had a “thousand” of its iconic statues, known as the Moai, “both buried, […]

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