ELCETO
   A Final Bronze Age settlement of five hectares in the Tolfa hills with large walls around the settlement, set in a prominent panoramic location close to the rich mineral resources and close to major torrents of Mignone and Marangone. The tomb of Poggio Ombricolo is probably related to the settlement. Related sites in the same area of the Tolfa hills include Allumiere, Caolino, Castellina di Marangone, Cibona, Coste del Marano, Croce di Bura, Fontana del Papa-Tolficciola, Forchetta del Sasso, Forchetta di Palano, Monte Urbano, La Tolfaccia, Monte Sant’Angelo, Monte delle Grazie, and Tolfa.
   See also BRONZE; COPPER.

Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. .

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  • CAOLINO —    A small (less than two hectares) Protovillanovan (Final Bronze Age) settlement in the Tolfa hills set on a lava outcrop. Related sites in the same area of the Tolfa hills include Allumiere, Castellina di Marangone, Cibona, Coste del Marano,… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • CASTELLINA DEL CERASOLO —    A small, one hectare Final Bronze Age settlement in the Tolfa region of South Etruria. Related sites in the same area of the Tolfa hills include Allumiere, Caolino, Castellina di Marangone, Cibona, Coste del Marano, Croce di Bura, Elceto,… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • CASTELLINA DELLE CIOVITTE —    A small 1.5 hectare Final Bronze Age settlement in the Tolfa hills of South Etruria. Related sites in the same area of the Tolfa hills include Allumiere, Caolino, Castellina di Cerasolo, Castellina di Marangone, Cibona, Coste Del Marano, Croce …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • CASTELLINA DI MARANGONE —    The most prominent of a number of settlements on the seaward promontory of the Tolfa hills excavated most recently by a German and French team. It dates from the Middle Bronze Age, through the Final Bronze Age (three hectares) to the… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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