La Casarina (Sabaudia)

La Casarina (Sabaudia)

Settlement?
Chronology: EBA (late)
UTM WGS84 33N: 336358E 4568793N

A bronze axe has been found by chance along the shores of the Casarina peninsula, in the Paola lake. The author of the discovery handed the axe to M. Zei to keep it for a while, but afterwards the axe went missing. The axe “a margini rialzati” (flanged) was collected in the marshy silt (Zei 1988, 10). Afterwards, A. Liboni collected few potsherds in the same location (Alessandri 2007). The axe has been dated to the late EBA (Guidi & Pascucci 1996). The sherds fit well in this chronology.

La Casarina, the axe collected in the 1980s (after Zei 1988) and the potsherds collected by Liboni (after Alessandri 2007)
La Casarina, the axe collected in the 1980s (after Zei 1988) and the potsherds collected by Liboni (after Alessandri 2007)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Alessandri, L., 2007. L’occupazione costiera protostorica del Lazio centromeridionale. Oxford: BAR International Series, 1592
Guidi, A. & P. Pascucci, 1996. Nuovi dati sull’antica età del Bronzo nell'area medio-tirrenica, in Atti del Congresso. L’antica età del Bronzo in Italia, 459–74
Zei, M., 1988. Un’ascia di bronzo dalle rive del lago, Latina Turismo 10–11

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