Red Fescue Hole, Rhossili, Swansea

NGR: SS 4266 8678

NPRN: 401582

SMR: 02215W

CCR: 2014-3

Excavation: M. Davies, 1986.

Curation: ?

Burials: MNI: 1+

Finds: Flint scraper and flake, animal bones, marine shells.

Date: Neolithic (1)

14C: 4880 bp (OxA-10649, redated 4634 bp, OxA-OxA-22993) on human bone.


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Schulting, R.J. (2020) Claddedigaethau mewn ogofâu: Prehistoric human remains (mainly) from the caves of Wales. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society 28 (2) : 185-219.

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