Ogof Pant-y-Llyn, Llanfihangel Aberbythych, Carmarthenshire

NGR: SN 6057 1667


SMR: 815

CCR: 1315

Excavation: Anon 1813; Rolleston, 1878; I. Rhodes, 1983.

Curation: ?Oxford University Museum.

Burials: MNI: 12+

Finds: Antler, bronze artefacts, animal bones.

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


Anwyl (1907) The early settlers of Carmarthen. Archaeologia Cambrensis 7: 361-388.

Buckland, W. (1822) Account of an assemblage of fossil teeth and bones of elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, bear, tiger and hyaena and sixteen other animals discovered in a cave at Kirkdale, Yorkshire in the year 1821 with comparative view of five similar caverns in various parts of England and others on the Continent. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 112: 171-236.

Davies, M. (1985) Ogof Pant-y-Llyn: a new extension. South Wales Caving Club Newsletter 99: 26-28.

Jones, K. et al. (1984) Ogof Pant-y-Llyn. Isca Caving Club Journal 2: 14-36.

Murphy, K. (1983) Pant-y-Llyn bone caves. Archaeology in Wales 23: 11.

Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales (1917) An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Wales and Monmouthshire V. County of Carmarthen. HMSO, Cardiff, pp. 126-127.

Stepney-Gulston, A. (1893) The Pant-y-Llyn bone caves. Archaeologia Cambrensis 10: 163-167.

Stratford, T. (1986) Caves of South Wales. 3rd edition. Cordee, Leicester.

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