By Tyler MacDonald WATCH RELATED VIDEO Submit A research team found that artifacts previously believed to be war weapons possessed shapes that made them unsuitable for warfare, suggesting the ancient civilization of Easter Island (pictured above) did not disappear due to war. Advertisement © 2017 HNGN, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission. Advertisement 0 COMMENTS CLOSE COMMENT Get HNGN's Top Stories Newsletter Everyweek You have already subscribed. Thank you.