Easter Island, a territory of Chile, is a remote volcanic island in Polynesia. His native name is Rapa Nui. It is famous for its archeological sites, including about 900 monumental statues called “moáis”, created by the inhabitants between the 13th and 16th centuries. Moas are carved human figures with heads that are too large, often resting on huge stone pedestals called ahus. Ahu Tongariki has the largest group of vertical moáis.