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Setelah Muncul Misterius, Monolit di Utah dan Rumania Menghilang

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Rabu, 02 Des 2020 18:09 WIB

Utah - Sebuah monolit atau tugu metal secara misterius muncul di Utah dan Rumania. Namun beberapa hari setelahnya kedua monolit tersebut menghilang.

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2020, file photo provided by the Utah Department of Public Safety, a Utah state worker stands next to a metal monolith in the ground in a remote area of red rock in Utah. The mysterious silver monolith that was placed in the Utah desert has disappeared less than 10 days after it was spotted by wildlife biologists performing a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep, federal officials and witnesses said. The Bureau of Land Management said it had received credible reports that the three-sided stainless steel structure was removed on Nov. 27.  (Utah Department of Public Safety via AP, File)

Monolit ini pertama ditemukan oleh Bret Hutchings saat berpatroli di negara bagian Utah pada 18 November lalu. Dia tengah menerbangkan helikopter di atas area tersebut untuk menghitung jumlah domba yang berkeliaran di area sekitar. AP Photo/Terrance Siemon  

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2020, file photo provided by the Utah Department of Public Safety, a Utah state worker stands next to a metal monolith in the ground in a remote area of red rock in Utah. The mysterious silver monolith that was placed in the Utah desert has disappeared less than 10 days after it was spotted by wildlife biologists performing a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep, federal officials and witnesses said. The Bureau of Land Management said it had received credible reports that the three-sided stainless steel structure was removed on Nov. 27.  (Utah Department of Public Safety via AP, File)

Bret Hutchings dibuat makin terkejut setelah dia mendarat di tempat benda misterius tersebut. Di sana dia menemukan sebuah monolit yang tingginya sekitar 3 meter. Monolit itu benar-benar misterius lantaran terbuat dari metal dengan bentuk persegi panjang serta terlihat mengilap. Kontras dengan area sekitarnya. AP Photo/Terrance Siemon  

A metal structure sticks from the ground on the Batca Doamnei hill, outside Piatra Neamt, northern Romania, on Nov. 27, 2020. The structure, similar in shape and size to the monolith that was placed in the Utah desert, has since disappeared.(Robert Iosub/ziarpiatraneamt.ro via AP)

Selain di Utah, monolit juga ditemukan di kota Piatra Neamt, Rumania. Namun beberapa hari setelahnya, monolit tersebut dilaporkan hilang.  

The place where a metal monolith was placed on the Batca Doamnei hill, outside Piatra Neamt, northern Romania, on Dec. 1, 2020. The structure, similar in shape and size to the monolith that was placed in the Utah desert, spotted on Nov, 26 has since disappeared.(Robert Iosub/ziarpiatraneamt.ro via AP)

Kini yang tersisa hanya lubang kecil yang ditutupi tanah bebatuan.  

In this Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, photo provided by Kelsea Dockham, rocks mark the location where a metal monolith once stood in the ground in a remote area of red rock in Spanish Valley, Utah south of Moab near Canyonlands National Park. The mysterious silver monolith that was placed there has disappeared less than 10 days after it was spotted by wildlife biologists performing a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep, federal officials and witnesses said. (Kelsea Dockham/Canyon State Overland via AP)

Pada hari yang sama dilaporkan menghilangnya Monolit di Rumania, monolit di Utah juga menghilang secara mendadak. Yang tersisa hanya sepotong segitiga yang sebelumnya berada di atas monolit tersebut.  

AThis Nov. 27, 2020 photo by Terrance Siemon shows a monolith that was placed in a red-rock desert in an undisclosed location in San Juan County southeastern Utah. New clues have surfaced in the disappearance of the gleaming monolith in Utah that seemed to melt away as mysteriously as it appeared in the red-rock desert. A Colorado photographer told a TV station in Salt Lake City that he saw four men push over the hollow, stainless steel structure in Utah on Friday night. (Terrance Siemon via AP)

Keberadaan monolit yang muncul secara misterius tersebut menuai beragam argumen dan teori. Karena bentuknya yang aneh dan misterius, cukup banyak yang menyebut itu merupakan monolit yang dibangun oleh alien. Monolit tersebut memang mirip dengan monolit yang sempat muncul di film A Space Odyssey pada tahun 2001 silam. Dalam film tersebut, monolit merupakan alat yang digunakan alien untuk melompat masuk ke dunia manusia.  

AThis Nov. 27, 2020 photo by Terrance Siemon shows a monolith that was placed in a red-rock desert in an undisclosed location in San Juan County southeastern Utah. New clues have surfaced in the disappearance of the gleaming monolith in Utah that seemed to melt away as mysteriously as it appeared in the red-rock desert. A Colorado photographer told a TV station in Salt Lake City that he saw four men push over the hollow, stainless steel structure in Utah on Friday night. (Terrance Siemon via AP)

Namun ada juga komentar yang menyebut monolit metal tersebut hanya merupakan karya dan instalasi seni. Dikutip dari Dailymail, monolit tersebut mirip dengan instalasi seni yang pernah dibuat oleh John McCracken. Namun, juru bicara John McCracken menyebut monolit tersebut bukan milik sang seniman.  

Setelah Muncul Misterius, Monolit di Utah dan Rumania Menghilang
Setelah Muncul Misterius, Monolit di Utah dan Rumania Menghilang
Setelah Muncul Misterius, Monolit di Utah dan Rumania Menghilang
Setelah Muncul Misterius, Monolit di Utah dan Rumania Menghilang
Setelah Muncul Misterius, Monolit di Utah dan Rumania Menghilang
Setelah Muncul Misterius, Monolit di Utah dan Rumania Menghilang
Setelah Muncul Misterius, Monolit di Utah dan Rumania Menghilang