SORGENTI DELLA NOVA
   An important Final Bronze Age site of some 15 hectares in the Fiora Valley that has been extensively excavated. Medieval occupation initially made interpretation difficult, but the settlement now provides one of the most extensive statements about the layout of a Final Bronze Age settlement with evidence for varied types of hut structure (small rock-cut structures and larger oval huts). A burial at Pian della Contessa nearby may be related to this settlement.

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