Cathedral of Lombrives

The grottoes of the Sabarthes area south of Montsegur, are notably Ornolac and the massive cavern of Lombrives. In this cavern, known as the Cathedral of Longives Otto Rahn in 1931 found the following: One intriguing image carved into the stone wall of a grotto was clearly a drawing of a lance. This depiction immediately suggests the bleeding lance that appears over and over again in the Arthurian legends.

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