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Palaeolithic cave art, Gower

 AN ANCIENT cave which proves the existence of human life in Wales more than 12,000 years ago is set to receive greater protection from heritage body Cadw after vandals destroyed 70% of its archeological secrets.  The Gower site [video with link] is home to Britain’s oldest recorded Palaeolithic cave art – but much of it [...]
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Heritage changes in Wales

Academics / Archaeology : Looting Matters (last year)

Strata Florida © David Gill The latest E-Fwletin (E-Bulletin) from CADW (September 2013) announces the proposed merger between CADW and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales. The model seems to be tha... Read Post

Focus on UK Metal detecting: Worried About 'Heritage Watch'

Academics / Archaeology : Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues (23 hours ago)

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Welsh cave art site Vandalised

Academics / Archaeology : Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues (2 years ago)

. An ancient cave in Wales is set to receive greater protection from heritage body Cadw after vandals destroyed part of the Palaeolithic cave art it contains in what has been described as a 'mindless attack'. "The site's importance ... Read Post


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