Mysteries: Easter Island

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Mysteries: Easter Island
DVD
Public Performance
Rights
Rated: G
2009 | 60 min.
Order #: 
97352
Vendor order no.: 
883629998602
Supplier: 
Travel Video Store
$19.95 ea.
Product Description: 

Discover where the inhabitants of Easter Island really came from. Listen to oral histories and myths passed down through the centuries explaining the marvels of the island. Learn how distance and religious beliefs cut off the islanders from their contemporaries. Fathom how a primitive people managed to carve and transport heavy behemoths. Sift through the facts to determine what happened to the islanders when their population became too large for the island to support. Through examining archeological evidence, top scholars debate why the monuments on Easter Island were built. Who were the Easter Islanders, and why did they build the statues that dot their remote corner of the world?