This is the first of two posts on Easter Island. At http://www.scienceinpoland.pap.pl/en/news/news,459670,polish-researcher-… … the rongorongo writing on Easter Island is thought to be a fairly recent invention – but this theory may be erroneous. Attempts to read it (by others) have proved difficult. Dr Rafael Wieczoreklu tried his hand to decypher the glyphs and thinks there may be an astronomical connection. It seems no other Polynesians used writing (or if they did it has not survived). Rongorongo is therefore a bit of an anomaly – but it could be they picked up the idea from visiting South America.
At www.seeker.com/culture/archaeology/ancient-greeks-may-have-deliberately-… … which provides some further thoughts on Mycenaean sacred sites built on tectonic fault lines (as posted a couple of days ago).