New Mysterious Monolith Appears, This Time in Romania

The structure looks almost identical to the one discovered in Utah last week.
Fabienne Lang

Reports have emerged that another monolith has been discovered, and this time it's in Romania. 

From the red desert earth in Utah to the leafy hills of Romania, this is the second mysterious monolith to appear seemingly out of nowhere. The one in Utah inexplicably disappeared, just a short week after it was discovered. 

Could this Romanian structure be that same mysterious monolith?


The monolith in Romania is nearly identical to the Utah one, but not quite. This recently-discovered one has loops scribbled onto it, and it looks like it was a quick-done job as the earth around it looks recently upturned, explains Vice.

It's seemingly a tad taller than the Utah one, standing at 13-feet (3.9 meters) high rather than 12-feet (3.6 meters), according to the Daily Mail.

The monolith was discovered on Thursday atop Bâtca Doamnei Hill, near the town of Piatra Neamt in northeastern Romania, reported Futurism.

Again, everyone is scratching their heads trying to figure out the meaning behind this monolith. No one has come forward to explain who placed it there, or why. Exactly like the Utah one. 

Neamt Culture and Heritage official Rocsana Josanu told the Daily Mail that, "We have started looking into the strange appearance of the monolith."

"It is on private property, but we still don't know who the monolith's owner is yet. It is in a protected area on an archaeological site," she continued. "Before installing something there, they needed permission from our institution, one that must then be approved by the Ministry of Culture."

Rumors are spreading that say this type of minimalist and shiny structure is reminiscent of artist John McCracken, per Vice. However, he passed away in 2011, reports the New York Times.

It seems like everyone is chasing their tails trying to figure out why and how these structures are popping up in the most inexplicable of spots. All we wonder is, where will the next one show up?

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