Excavations of the famous statues of Easter Island have been going on for many years. The soil surrounding the bodies has preserved intriguing carvings on the lower section, including the ‘birdman’ motif popular with the ancient Egyptians. You can find out more from the Easter Island Statue Project.
Barbara Forrest and Mary Ashford, both raped & murdered. Mary Ashford's gravestone says: “As a warning to female virtue and a humble monument to female chastity this stone marks the grave of Mary Ashford who on the twentieth year of her age having incautiously repaired to a scene of amusement without proper protection was brutally murdered on 27th May 1817.” In other words, she asked for it.