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"The reason people think they are [only] heads is there are about 150 statues buried up to the shoulders on the slope of a volcano, and these are the most famous, most beautiful and most photographed of all the Easter Island statues," Van Tilburg, who is also a fellow at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at the University of California, Los Angeles, told Life's Little Mysteries. "This suggested to people who had not seen photos of [other unearthed statues on the island] ...

"The reason people think they are [only] heads is there are about 150 statues buried up to the shoulders on the slope of a volcano, and these are the most famous, most beautiful and most photographed of all the Easter Island statues," Van Tilburg, who is also a fellow at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at the University of California, Los Angeles, told Life's Little Mysteries. "This suggested to people who had not seen photos of [other unearthed statues on the island] ...

19世紀、ナポレオン戦争時代のフランス退役軍人たちのポートレート

19世紀、ナポレオン戦争時代のフランス退役軍人たちのポートレート

c. 1858: Photos of Veterans of the Napoleonic Wars: Each year on May 5, the anniversary of Napoléon's death, the veterans marched to Paris' Place  Vendôme in full uniform to pay respects to their emperor. All the men — at this time in their 70s and 80s — are wearing the Saint Helena medals, issued in August 1857 to all veterans of the wars of the revolution and the empire. Actually wearing their original uniforms and insignia.  The Grande Armee, Monsieur Mauban, 8th Dragoon Regiment, 1815

The only surviving images of veterans of the Napoleonic Wars

c. 1858: Photos of Veterans of the Napoleonic Wars: Each year on May 5, the anniversary of Napoléon's death, the veterans marched to Paris' Place Vendôme in full uniform to pay respects to their emperor. All the men — at this time in their 70s and 80s — are wearing the Saint Helena medals, issued in August 1857 to all veterans of the wars of the revolution and the empire. Actually wearing their original uniforms and insignia. The Grande Armee, Monsieur Mauban, 8th Dragoon Regiment, 1815

Monsieur Mauban, 8th Dragoon Regiment, 1815.

Monsieur Mauban, 8th Dragoon Regiment, 1815.

Monsieur Vitry of the Departmental Guard fought in the Napoleonic Wars between 1803-1815, pictured in 1850

Napoleon's warriors stand proud decades after the Battle of Waterloo

Monsieur Vitry of the Departmental Guard fought in the Napoleonic Wars between 1803-1815, pictured in 1850

Sergeant Taria in the uniform of the Grenadiere de la Garde of 1809-1815...

Sergeant Taria in the uniform of the Grenadiere de la Garde of 1809-1815...

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