Places in Middle-earth
Caves of the Forgotten
Type: Valleys, Caves, Tunnels
Region: Other Arda
Location: beneath the Earth, most likely beneath Aman
Description: "And all the fleets of the Númenóreans were drawn down into the abyss, and they were drowned and swallowed up for ever. But Ar-Pharazôn the King and the mortal warriors that had set foot upon the land of Aman were buried under falling hills: there it is said that they lie imprisoned in the Caves of the Forgotten, until the Last Battle and the Day of Doom."
From The Silmarillion, Akallabêth
Contributors: docmon, 6 Sept 05