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How Were Easter Island's Gigantic Statues Actually Carved?

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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Could You Survive the Birdman Competition

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In celebration: the four corners project

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Archives of American Art  Search this
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2014-04-21T14:15:14.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
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Bathystethus orientale

Expedition:
Albatross Expedition, 1904-1905  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific  Search this
Vessel:
Albatross  Search this
Type Citation:
Regan, C. T. 1 Sep 1913 ["1913"]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1913 (pt 3): 373.
Type Status:
Holotype
Place:
Easter Island, Cook's Bay, Easter Island, Pacific
Collection Date:
21 Dec 1904
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Acanthopterygii, Perciformes, Kyphosidae, Scorpidinae
Published Name:
Bathystethus orientale
Accession Number:
051565
Other Numbers:
Tin Tag : 3198
USNM Number:
65617
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Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/396e95ab7-4002-4800-881f-8180cc0141c1
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edanmdm:nmnhvz_5019322

Axonopus compressus (Sw.) P. Beauv.

Biogeographical Region:
85 - Southern South America  Search this
Collector:
F. Fuentes  Search this
Place:
Easter Island., Valparaíso (V), Chile, South America
Collection Date:
Apr 1911
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Axonopus compressus (Sw.) P. Beauv.
Barcode:
04256486
USNM Number:
479972
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e35ae841-e41d-459b-a206-5cee81d21106
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16121637

Axonopus compressus (Sw.) P. Beauv.

Biogeographical Region:
85 - Southern South America  Search this
Collector:
C. J. F. Skottsberg  Search this
Inga Skottsberg  Search this
Min. Elevation:
400  Search this
Place:
Easter Island. Svenska Pacificexpeditionen 1916-17. Isla de pascua: Katiki., Valparaíso (V), Chile, South America
Collection Date:
16 Jun 1917
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Axonopus compressus (Sw.) P. Beauv.
Barcode:
04256508
USNM Number:
1093817
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3330d73a7-9cb5-4dac-bba1-b9515a2993f4
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16121659

Axonopus paschalis (Stapf) Pilg.

Biogeographical Region:
85 - Southern South America  Search this
Collector:
Skottsberg  Search this
Place:
Easter Island. Isla de Pascua. (Oster-Insel)., Valparaíso (V), Chile, South America
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Axonopus paschalis (Stapf) Pilg.
Barcode:
04257474
USNM Number:
1127289
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3879e76bb-1e5f-48f5-801a-c6e186d4464b
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16122384

New Ireland, Guinea, Maori, Solomon, Easter Island, Polynesia, P2247-P7826

Collection Creator:
Perls Galleries  Search this
Container:
Box 74, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
18th - 20th century
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
Perls Galleries records, 1937-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Perls Galleries records / Series 3: Photographs / 3.2: Inventory
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Archives of American Art
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New Ireland, Guinea, Maori, Solomon, Easter Island, Polynesia, P7840-P9943

Collection Creator:
Perls Galleries  Search this
Container:
Box 74, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1880-1900
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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Collection Citation:
Perls Galleries records, 1937-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Perls Galleries records / Series 3: Photographs / 3.2: Inventory
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Archives of American Art
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Diary (Loose Pages)

Collection Creator:
Tam, Reuben  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1944-1947
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Reuben Tam papers, 1931-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Reuben Tam papers / Series 3: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Easter Islands

Collection Creator:
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991  Search this
Container:
Box 8
Reel 5919, Frame 826-827
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Prentiss Taylor papers, 1885-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Prentiss Taylor papers / Series 10: Subject Files
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Archives of American Art
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S-20: Frontal view of figure from Easter Island

Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Container:
Volume S-20, Page 12
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions / FSA A.06 07.20: S-20: "Samarra Funde 9"
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Easter Island Art and Artifacts (A. J. Morlin Collection)

Collection Creator:
Bulliet, C.J. (Clarence Joseph), 1883-1952  Search this
Container:
Box 25, Folder 65
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1888-1959
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
The C. J. Bulliet papers, circa 1888-1959. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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C. J. (Clarence Joseph) Bulliet papers / Series 5: Subject Files
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Archives of American Art
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Alpheus pacificus

Collector:
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Expedition:
Eastern Pacific Expedition  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean  Search this
Vessel:
Albatross R/V  Search this
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Easter Island, South Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
20 Dec 1904
Common name:
Snapping Shrimp
Published Name:
Alpheus pacificus Dana, 1852
USNM Number:
113568
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Invertebrate Zoology
Arthropoda
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30aea2b85-501d-4691-94a3-9bd886924111
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_14921911

Alpheus pacificus

Collector:
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Easter Island, Chile, South America, South Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
1904 to 1905
Common name:
Snapping Shrimp
Published Name:
Alpheus pacificus Dana, 1852
USNM Number:
113555
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Invertebrate Zoology
Arthropoda
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3920cb00b-3a0f-40e7-a978-519e35b8d444
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_14924287

Ranunculus caprarum Skottsb.

Biogeographical Region:
85 - Southern South America  Search this
Collector:
C. J. F. Skottsberg  Search this
Inga Skottsberg  Search this
Type Citation:
Skottsberg, C. 1921. Nat. Hist. Juan Fernandez & Easter Island. 2: 123.
Type Status:
Type fragment
Place:
Juan Fernandez, Masafuera., Valparaíso (V), Chile, South America
Collection Date:
5 Mar 1917
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Ranunculales Ranunculaceae Ranunculoideae
Published Name:
Ranunculus caprarum Skottsb.
Barcode:
00103716
Other Numbers:
fiche number : 0270/C08
USNM Number:
1093720
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Type Register
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bbde82f2-0739-426a-8338-622f7269033e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2087300

Stone Adze, "Puna"

Collector:
Henry Adams  Search this
Donor Name:
William H. Phillips  Search this
Culture:
Maori (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Adze
Place:
Tahiti (collected here) / New Zealand (Aotearoa) (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
17 Nov 1897
Collection Date:
1890 - 1891
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
032873
USNM Number:
E178579-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/312d0b7a4-5818-4dae-a104-2c8da78b2a52
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8352715
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Hieroglyphic Stone

Collector:
Maj. William J. Thomson  Search this
Donor Name:
Comm. Benjamin F. Day  Search this
Expedition:
Mohican Survey of Easter Island  Search this
Vessel:
U.S.S. Mohican  Search this
Culture:
Easter Islander (Rapanui)  Search this
Object Type:
House Post
Place:
'Orongo, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Chile, Polynesia
Accession Date:
4 May 1887
Collection Date:
18 Dec 1886 to 31 Dec 1886
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
019025
USNM Number:
E128378-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30350dc21-0469-4f63-92e8-4056d5575f10
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8334989

Stone Figure

Collector:
Maj. William J. Thomson  Search this
Donor Name:
Comm. Benjamin F. Day  Search this
Expedition:
Mohican Survey of Easter Island  Search this
Vessel:
U.S.S. Mohican  Search this
Height - Object:
2 m
Width - Object:
1 m
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Ahu O'Pepe, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Chile, Polynesia
Accession Date:
4 May 1887
Collection Date:
18 Dec 1886 to 31 Dec 1886
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
019025
USNM Number:
E128368-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3817ff4b9-3688-4b18-b16e-0520772be50c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8334979

Stone Figure Head And Shoulders

Collector:
Maj. William J. Thomson  Search this
Donor Name:
Comm. Benjamin F. Day  Search this
Expedition:
Mohican Survey of Easter Island  Search this
Vessel:
U.S.S. Mohican  Search this
Length - Object:
1 m
Width - Object:
1 m
Height - Object:
0.69 m
119.4 cm
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Ahu O'Pepe, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Chile, Polynesia
Accession Date:
4 May 1887
Collection Date:
18 Dec 1886 to 31 Dec 1886
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
019025
USNM Number:
E128370-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/349a0dd3e-0c71-42b1-9ed3-d2631e32968a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8334981
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