The man is quite literally colossal. He is standing upright almost in formal position, arms by his side, feet splayed outward. Even in the searing heat of a summer afternoon he holds our attention. We wonder at the quality of the work, and its sharpness after all those millennia. Considering that his creators worked with crude stone tools, the craftsmanship is impressive. And even in the desolation of that laterite plateau we understand that we are not alone; we are in the company of prehis