The reprint of Katherine Routledges classic archaeology book which was first published in London in 1919. The book details her journey by yacht from England to South America, around Patagonia to Chile and on to Easter Island.
Routledge explored the amazing island and produced one of the first-ever accounts of the life, history and legends of this strange and remote place. Routledge discusses the statues, pyramid-platforms, Rongo Rongo script, the Bird Cult, the war between the Short Ears and the Long Ears, the secret caves, ancient roads on the island, and more.
This rare book serves as a sourcebook on the early discoveries and theories on Easter Island. Tons of old photos and maps.
MYSTERY OF EASTER ISLAND by Katherine Routledge. 432 pages. 6x9 Paperback. Illustrated, references, maps and index.