Carreg Cennen Cave, Dyffryn Cennen, Carmarthenshire

NGR: SN 6684 1906

NPRN: 84030

SMR: 3999

CCR: 1250

Excavation: T.C. Cantrill, 1900; M.Davies, 1980-81.

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (31.384).

Burials: MNI: 4 (2 adult, 2 juveniles)

Finds: Worked animal bones and teeth

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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