Colle Colanero (Sonnino)

Settlement Chronology: MBA 1/2 UTM WGS84 33N: 350676E 4585799N The scattered surface potsherds have been discovered by F. M. Cifarelli during the systematic surveys carried out for his PhD. Afterwards, the sherds have been studied by C. Anastasia, who date them to the sub-phases MBA 1-2. They are still unpublished. BIBLIOGRAPHY…

Colle Pistasale (Priverno)

Settlement Chronology: MBA 1/2 UTM WGS84 33N: 348083E 4588016N In 1986, some impasto sherds from the top of the Colle Pistasale were published by M. Cancellieri (1986). The sherds can be dated to the MBA 1 or 2 sub-phases (Anastasia 2007; Belardelli & Pascucci 1996). Pottery sherds from Colle Pistasale…

Valle Fredda (Priverno)

Settlement Chronology: MBA 1, 2 and 3 UTM WGS84 33N: 345850E 4589498N The settlement has been found in the eighties by E. Angelini, during the construction of a rural road that cut the archaeological layer (Angelini 1990). It is located in the eastern slopes of the hill just north of…

Mola dell’Abbadia (Roccasecca dei Volsci)

Settlement (location unprecise) Chronology: MBA 1/2 UTM WGS84 33N: 350378E 4590277N In the seventies, during some mining, an archaeological layer was found and some impasto sherds were collected (Segre & Biddittu 1985). Among them, an horizontal canaliculata handle with flanges (ansa orizzontale canaliculata con margini rilevati), still unpublished, has already…

Tratturo Caniò (Sezze)

Settlement Chronology: from EBA to EIA UTM WGS84 33N: 332514E 4595007N In 1986 and 1987, the former director of the Antiquarium Comunale of Sezze conducted some non stratigraphical probing excavations near the Roman Temple of Juno, in Tratturo Caniò (Zaccheo 1986). The excavations led to the discovery of a layer…

Longara (Sezze)

Settlement Chronology: MBA UTM WGS84 33N: 341153E 4599203N Few ceramic sherds have been found in the sixties, in the northern part of the Suso Valley, in Longara (Zaccheo & Pasquali 1972). They have been dated to MBA (Rosini 1996a).  Some connection can be hypothesized with the Vittorio Vecchi Cave, that…

Grotta Vittorio Vecchi (Sezze)

Necropolis Chronology: EBA, MBA 1/2 UTM WGS84 33N: 340714E 4599838N  The Vittorio Vecchi Cave has been found in 1987 by the speleologists of the Associazione Speleologi Romani and, in 1988 and 1989 has been excavated by the Soprintendenza Archeologica del Lazio (Guidi 1992; Rosini 2007). Ceramic sherds, metal objects and bones…

La Sassa cave

The cave after the 2016 campaign. The test pits are showed. The discovery In February 2014, mr. Gianni Carroccia led a team of speleologists at the entrance of the La Sassa cave. The cave is located few meters from the La Sassa stream, in the municipality of Sonnino. The explorations were carried…