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Monumental Mystery: Welsh Locals Baffled by Sudden Appearance of Latest Metal Monolith to Crop Up Worldwide

Mysterious Metal Monolith Emerges Atop Remote Hill, Puzzling Locals
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Where did the monolith come from? That is what locals are asking.

Mar. 15 2024, Published 1:05 p.m. ET

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A captivating enigma has emerged onto the world stage once again. A peculiar and imposing steel monolith has been sighted atop a hill in Wales, adding to the growing collection of mysterious structures that have appeared across various corners of the globe in recent years.

These mysterious monoliths have sparked a flurry of online speculation, with theories ranging from extraterrestrial intervention to secret government experiments.

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The most recent addition to this saga was stumbled upon by Richard Haynes, a local runner, in the Hay-on-Wye region of Wales.

Haynes, taken aback by the sight, initially pondered whether it might be some sort of scientific apparatus designed for meteorological research, perhaps collecting rainwater.

However, upon closer inspection, he realized that this towering structure, standing at least 10 feet tall, was far too unconventional for such a mundane purpose.

The bizarre object was unmistakably triangular, crafted from gleaming stainless steel, hollow and surprisingly lightweight. Haynes speculated that it could have been easily transported and erected by just two individuals.

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The origins of this Welsh monolith, which can be seen here, remain shrouded in mystery, much like its counterparts discovered elsewhere. Notably, similar structures found in Utah and California in 2020 were eventually attributed to an artist collective known as The Most Famous Artist, based in New Mexico.

Despite initial speculation and fanciful tales reminiscent of extraterrestrial encounters, the group eventually came forward, claiming responsibility for the intriguing installations.

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In another perplexing incident, a monolith materialized in Turkey in 2021, later revealed to be a government-sanctioned stunt preceding a significant space program announcement.

Similar occurrences were reported in Romania and Ukraine towards the end of 2020, adding to the global fascination with these structures.

Closer to Wales, monoliths made their presence known on the Isle of Wight and within the renowned stone circle known as the Merry Maidens in Cornwall, England.

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Even in Somerset, England, another monolith was discovered, bearing the cryptic inscription "not Banksy," alluding to the elusive street artist whose identity remains a subject of intense speculation.

As these steel monoliths continue to capture the collective imagination, each new sighting adds another layer to the ongoing mystery, prompting curiosity and intrigue around the world.

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