Ogof-y-Benglog (New Cave/Skull Cave), Caldey Island, Pembrokeshire

NGR: SS 1470 9688

NPRN: 310531

SMR: 7396

CCR: 1067

Excavation: J. Van Nedervelde, 1969.

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (88.71H).

Burials: MNI: 1 (adult).

Finds: Leaf-shaped arrowhead.

Date: Neolithic (1)

14C: 4660 bp (OxA-7743) on human bone.


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