The finished Oklahoma sculpture depicts "Baphomet," Satanism's winged, goat-headed icon.In a press release, TST calls the bronze monument — which weighs one ton and stands at nearly nine feet tall — "already the most controversial and politically charged contemporary work of art in the world." While Oklahoma's Ten Commandments statue was destroyed last year after being run over by a car, it was swiftly replaced in January.
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