About 10 years ago I saw some information on the Web that an ancient pyramid-like structure (marae) existed on one of the Pacific islands, but was demolished in the end of 19th century. There was even a photo of this pyramid. Unfortunately, now I cannot find this information anymore. Does anybody know, on which island this pyramid was, and where I can read anything about it? Thank you.

  • Unfortunately, no. This page on Wikipedia was the first I looked trying to find the answer. – Milchar Apr 8 '18 at 14:04
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    Whatever comment you are saying no to has been deleted; please include any prior research you have done in the question body so we don't unnecessarily repeat the same work. – justCal Apr 9 '18 at 11:14
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    Are you referring to the one at Mahaiatea? The text is in French, sorry. The building on the picture looks reasonably pyramid-shaped. According to Sharp et al. 2010 who have the same picture in the online appendix of their paper, the picture is an engraving published in 1799, based on a sketch by Captain Wilson who visited it. – 0range Nov 27 '18 at 16:05
  • 0range, thank you! Exactly, it was Marae Mahaiatea. – Milchar Dec 15 '18 at 12:17

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