A stone statuette, said to be an "ancient piece" from Easter Island, was for sale recently on eBay. It looked a bit too perfect, too polished. It prompted me to review some small statuettes that I had seen and photographed on the island in 1981 and 1982.
"Stone Statuettes from Easter Island,"
Rapa Nui Journal: Journal of the Easter Island Foundation: Vol. 19
, Article 7.
Available at: https://kahualike.manoa.hawaii.edu/rnj/vol19/iss2/7