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Monolith mystery continues: Latest sighting in south eastern Turkey

According to AP news, the mystery structure was found by a farmer on Friday in UNESCO World Heritage site named Gobekli Tepe in Sanliurfa province.

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In continuation to the global trend,  southeastern Turkey became the latest site of a mysterious ‘monolith’.

According to the Associated Press, the mystery structure was found by a farmer on February 5 at the UNESCO World Heritage site named Gobekli Tepe in Sanliurfa province.

As per the report, the structure was 3 meters tall and was inscribed with an old Turkic script that reads “Look at the sky, see the moon.”

Take a look at how people reacted to the latest monolith:

Monoliths started popping up around the world after first being spotted in a Utah desert on November, 10.

Monoliths have also appeared in the UK, Texas, Poland, Colombia and California. One was reported in India as well, at a park in Ahmedabad. A gingerbread monolith was spotted in San Francisco around Christmas, too.

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The metallic objects have been described as monoliths due to their similarity to the props used in Stanley Kubrick’s film 2001: A Space Odyssey. In the film, the appearance of the monoliths precedes the evolution of mankind.

First published on: 09-02-2021 at 11:06 IST
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