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ANOTHER mysterious monolith appears in the UK, this time in Glastobury with ‘Not Banksy’ etched on

Yet another mysterious monolith has appeared, this time on top of a hill in Glastonbury with ‘Not Banksy’ etched on it. 

Walkers discovered the large silver structure today on top of Glastobury Tor – an ancient hill linked to King Arthur and celtic mythology.

It is believed the monolith was placed there overnight – but sadly it was felled by a gust of wind. 

The shiny triangular pillar features a stencil drawing of a rat, similar to the style used by street artist Banksy.

Yet another mysterious monolith has appeared, this time on top of a hill in Glastonbury with ‘Not Banksy’ etched on it.

The shiny triangular pillar features a stencil drawing of a rat, similar to the style used by street artist Banksy. Sadly the monolith was blown over by the wind

The shiny triangular pillar features a stencil drawing of a rat, similar to the style used by street artist Banksy. Sadly the monolith was blown over by the wind

It is the latest monolith to be discovered after a similar structure first appeared in the Utah desert last month, sparking comparisons to the Stanley Kubrick film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Others have popped up across the US, in Colombia, Romania, Holland, and most recently the Isle of Wight on Sunday.

The Most Famous Artist, also known as Matty Mo, is thought to have been behind some of the other monoliths that appeared in the US. 

Designer Tom Dunford admitted he had installed the monolith in the Isle of Wight in tribute to others that had popped-up.    

But it remains a mystery as to who is behind the monolith in Glastonbury.   

Michelle Cowbourne spotted the metal structure at the National Trust site while on her regular morning walk.

It is believed the monolith was placed there overnight - but sadly it was felled by a gust of wind. It remains a mystery as to who is behind the monolith in Glastonbury

It is believed the monolith was placed there overnight – but sadly it was felled by a gust of wind. It remains a mystery as to who is behind the monolith in Glastonbury

The monolith in Glastonbury has 'Not Banksy' etched on it and was discovered by walkers today

The monolith in Glastonbury has ‘Not Banksy’ etched on it and was discovered by walkers today

‘I walked up the long slope side and this was on the other side and when I saw it I couldn’t believe my eyes,’ she said. ‘I just thought what on earth is that.          

‘There were two big metal bolts but they hadn’t been fixed to the ground properly.

‘It’s a big chunk of metal and it was really heavy,’ Ms Cowbourne added.

She said she has seen some ‘random’ things up on the hill but this was the strangest.

‘I’ve seen a bagpiper, someone in a suit of armour and some fairies,’ she said.

‘I don’t think it is a genuine Banksy work.

‘I don’t think he would have left it half done like that, but I suppose if someone came along at the time he may have had to leave it.’

A three-sided metal monolith has appeared on a beach on the Isle of Wight, following a month of similar structures being discovered and then disappearing across the US and in Romania

A three-sided metal monolith has appeared on a beach on the Isle of Wight, following a month of similar structures being discovered and then disappearing across the US and in Romania

Memebers of the public having their photo taken in front of the monolith found on Compton beach on Sunday

Memebers of the public having their photo taken in front of the monolith found on Compton beach on Sunday

Hundreds of locals flocked to Compton beach on the island to marvel at the mysterious construction, which stands at around 8 feet tall and was first spotted yesterday afternoon

Hundreds of locals flocked to Compton beach on the island to marvel at the mysterious construction, which stands at around 8 feet tall and was first spotted yesterday afternoon

Four days ago, another monolith was found by beachgoers at Compton Bay in the Isle of Wight.  

The island’s tourist board welcomed the arrival and said: ‘We track all of our marketing efforts, but didn’t realise that our ‘discover the Isle of Wight’ message had got to a galaxy far far away’.’ 

Locals arrived on the beach throughout the foggy morning on Sunday to catch a glimpse of the attraction, which is just ten metres away from the crashing waves. 

Some were quick to question whether images of the monolith posted on social media had been ‘photoshopped’.

But Wight photographer Alice Williams insisted it was real, sharing snaps of the eight-foot-tall structure at sunset in a local Facebook group. 

Locals were quick to question whether images of the monolith posted on social media had been 'photoshopped'

Locals were quick to question whether images of the monolith posted on social media had been ‘photoshopped’

Similar constructions have appeared over the past weeks in America and Romania, with the first appearing in a desert in the Utah desert in the United States

Similar constructions have appeared over the past weeks in America and Romania, with the first appearing in a desert in the Utah desert in the United States

The discoveries in Glastonbury and the Isle of Wight come after similar shiny metal structures were discovered and then swiftly removed in parts of the United States and Romania. 

Elsewhere, dozens of local hikers and tourists were flocking to the new metal monolith at the top of the mountain in Atascadero, California. 

The structure mysteriously showed up last Wednesday, within days of other monoliths being removed from Romania and Utah.  

A moveable monolith has popped up at Pine Mountain in Atascadero, California, on Wednesday

A moveable monolith has popped up at Pine Mountain in Atascadero, California, on Wednesday

The monolith at Pine Mountain is not attached to the ground, different from the one in Utah

It is estimated to weigh 200lbs, making it easy to push over

The monolith at Pine Mountain is not attached to the ground, different from the one in Utah. It is estimated to weigh 200lbs, making it easy to push over

But, just hours after it was found by hikers, a group of Trump-supporters chanting ‘Christ is King’ and ‘America first’ demolished it in the night.

In a video posted to the streaming website DLive, a group of four men dressed in a medley of military fatigues and Make America Great Again merchandise were seen pushing over the monument and replacing it with a wooden cross.

The obelisk appeared to be made out of stainless steel, welded together at each of its three corners and using rivets that are attached to the side panels. It stands at 10ft tall and 18inches wide, the Atascadero News reports. 

In a video posted to the streaming website DLive, a group of four men dressed in a medley of military fatigues and Make America Great Again merchandise are seen pushing over the monument atop Pine Mountain in Atascadero

In a video posted to the streaming website DLive, a group of four men dressed in a medley of military fatigues and Make America Great Again merchandise are seen pushing over the monument atop Pine Mountain in Atascadero

The group took a selfie after toppling the statue and replacing it with a wooden cross. The host of the stream, dubbed CultureWarCriminal, is seen right

The group took a selfie after toppling the statue and replacing it with a wooden cross. The host of the stream, dubbed CultureWarCriminal, is seen right

The monoliths in Romania and a Utah desert were also removed after their brief stints of notoriety. 

On Tuesday, images emerged of four men working in the dead of night to remove the strange, triangular pillar from the desert in Utah.

The shiny pillar, which protruded some 12 feet from the red rocks of southern Utah, was first spotted on November 18 by baffled local officials counting bighorn sheep from the air.

Photographer Ross Bernards, who visited the monolith Friday, described in an Instagram post accompanying the photos how four men suddenly appeared that night, pushed the object over and dismantled it before carrying it off in a wheelbarrow.

‘One of them looked back at us all and said ‘Leave no trace.’ That was at 8:48,’ wrote Bernards.

The mysterious triangular metal monolith that appeared in the remote Utah desert on November 18 and captured the attention of the nation vanished on Friday

The mysterious triangular metal monolith that appeared in the remote Utah desert on November 18 and captured the attention of the nation vanished on Friday

The monolith on November 27 just moments before it would be taken down by the group of four

The monolith on November 27 just moments before it would be taken down by the group of four

PICTURED: Three of the four culprits responsible for toppling and removing the mysterious Utah monolith on November 27

PICTURED: Three of the four culprits responsible for toppling and removing the mysterious Utah monolith on November 27

Sylvan Christensen has identified himself on Instagram as one of the four men responsible for removing the shiny 12-foot pillar on Friday, which was first spotted near to Canyonlands National Park on November 18 by officials from the Utah Department of Public Safety.

In a video posted to his personal page on Tuesday, Christensen and three others are seen strapping the structure to a wheelbarrow and taking it away from the canyon.

‘The safe word is run,’ one of the men is heard joking in the video as the group cart the monolith away. 

The short clip, which has already been viewed over 100,000 times on TikTok, was captioned: ‘Don’t abandon your personal property on public land if you don’t want it to be taken out #utahmonolith #leavenotrace,’ accompanied with a shrugging emoji. 

News of the Utah pillar’s initial discovery quickly went viral around the world, with many noting the object’s similarity with strange alien monoliths that trigger huge leaps in human progress in Stanley Kubrick’s classic sci-fi film ‘2001: A Space Odyssey.’ 

Some observers pointed out the object’s resemblance to the avant-garde work of John McCracken, a US artist who lived for a time in nearby New Mexico and died in 2011.

But McCracken’s representatives have given ambiguous and at times conflicting responses to this theory, prolonging an international guessing game that intensified further with the monolith’s sudden removal Friday.

In northern Romania, the shiny triangular pillar was found on Batca Doamnei Hill in the city of Piatra Neamt on November 30

In northern Romania, the shiny triangular pillar was found on Batca Doamnei Hill in the city of Piatra Neamt on November 30

It was spotted a few metres away from the well-known archaeological landmark the Petrodava Dacian Fortress, which is the oldest historical monument in Piatra Neamt.

It was spotted a few metres away from the well-known archaeological landmark the Petrodava Dacian Fortress, which is the oldest historical monument in Piatra Neamt.

A shiny monolith vanished on Tuesday from Romania’s mountainous Neamt county, four days after its sudden appearance close to an ancient Dacian fortress.

‘The 2.8 meter (9ft) tall structure disappeared overnight as quietly as it was erected last week,’ journalist Robert Iosub of the Ziar Piatra Neamt local newspaper, who had seen the structure, told Reuters.

‘An unidentified person, apparently a bad local welder, made it … now all that remains is just a small hole covered by rocky soil,’ local reporters had discovered, he said.

The sheet metal structure had a badly-welded join, he added.

A spokeswoman for Piatra Neamt police, Georgiana Mosu, said officers are conducting an inquiry into the illegally-installed structure, which was positioned in a protected archaeological area from November 27. 

Another monolith appeared outside a sweet shop in Pittsburgh last Friday.

However, owner of the Pittsburgh candy store, Christopher Beers, has revealed he commissioned the 10-foot tall, 24-in wide triangle of plywood covered in sheet metal to capitalise on the recent interest in the mystery structures.

Another monolith appeared on the street outside Grandpa Joe's candy shop in Pittsburgh on December 4, but it was later revealed the store's owner has commissioned it to capitalise on interest in the structures

Another monolith appeared on the street outside Grandpa Joe’s candy shop in Pittsburgh on December 4, but it was later revealed the store’s owner has commissioned it to capitalise on interest in the structures


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