TOLFA HILLS
   An upland zone between the cities of Caere and Tarquinia where significant metallurgical mineral resources (including iron, lead, copper, and zinc) were exploited from at least the Final Bronze Age.

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  • TOLFA —    A Final Bronze Age settlement at Monte della Rocca of some five hectares. At Poggio della Capanna, a group of contemporary burials has also been discovered. A hoard of four axes and other artifacts datable to the tenth to ninth century BC and… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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  • 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 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

  • 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

  • COSTE DEL MARANO —    The Protovillanovan (Final Bronze Age) settlement and single cremation tomb in the Tolfa hills. The site is also the location of a Late Bronze Age hoard: 140 objects of bronze, mainly intact (tenth or eleventh century BC). Related sites in the …   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

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