FORCHETTA DI PALANO
   Final Bronze Age cremation tombs in the Allumiere region of the Tolfa hills. Related sites in the same are of the Tolfa hills include Allumiere, Caolino, Castellina di Marangone, Cibona, Coste del Marano, Croce di Bura, Elceto, Fontana del Papa-Tolficciola, Forchetta del Sasso, 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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  • FORCHETTA DEL SASSO —     A Final Bronze Age settlement of six hectares in size on the eastern edge of the Tolfa hills toward Caere in a concentrated area of Final Bronze Age activity that includes at least two funerary areas at Montorgano and Grottebarca, not far… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • CROCE DI BURA —    One of a number of small Final Bronze Age sites in the Allumiere region of the Tolfa hills. Related sites in the same area of the Tolfa hills include Allumiere, Caolino, Castellina di Marangone, Cibona, Coste del Marano, Elceto, Fontana del… …   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

  • MONTE ROVELLO —    An important small settlement of five hectares in the Tolfa hills with almost continuous settlement from the Recent Bronze Age until the Hellenistic period. It was famous in the Recent Bronze Age for the discovery of a Mycenaean sherd (Myc… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • FINAL BRONZE AGE —    The final phase of the Bronze Age dating between approximately 1175 and 925 BC (using latest adjustments from dendrochronology), also known as the Protovillanovan in central Italy. Settlements were of village dimensions, ranging from one to 15 …   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

  • ALLUMIERE —    A topographical area of long standing importance in the Tolfa hills. From the immediate town area there is probably some cemetery evidence. The area has occupation from early prehistory, with important remains of the Bronze Age and Etruscan… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • 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

  • CIBONA —    A small Final Bronze Age cremation cemetery at Allumiere in the Tolfa hills. Related sites in the same area of the Tolfa hills include Allumiere, Caolino, Castellina di Marangone, Coste del Marano, Croce di Bura, Elceto, Fontana del Papa… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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