Paleolithic Shamanism? Goat’s Hole cave, Paviland, on the Gower Peninsula in South Wales, is the name of the now famous burial of the ‘Red Lady’, who actually turned out to be a man! It is one of the best-known prehistoric burials in Britain – discovered back in 1823. The cave dates to a period of early modern humans, who were the first to develop cave art. Cave paintings from this period have survived in France and northern Spain — areas unaffected by the return of the glaciers. No cave art...
Oystermouth Castle (Castell Ystum Llwynarth) is a Norman stone castle in Wales, overlooking Swansea Bay on the east side of the Gower Peninsula near the village of the Mumbles. The first castle was founded by William de Londres of Ogmore Castle soon after 1106 following the capture of Gower by the Normans.