National Geographic : 1942 Jan
@ National Geographic Society Kodachrome byIrving Johnson Easter Island Statues Came from This Quarry: Why the Work Suddenly Stopped IsaMystery Two partly finished recumbent figures can be seen. Above the larger image a hollow was cut in the rock to give workmen clearance over thenose. Allstatues were cut in the same style-torso, upturned face, and long ears. This soft rock of compressed volcanic ashiseasily worked.