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L'area archeologica dei forni fusori di Rondelli - © foto: Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Toscana
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Archaeological Area of the Furnaces of Rondelli (Follonica)

Furnaces for working of hematite have been uncovered at this ancient Etruscan settlement site

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Follonica
Follonica
A PEARL NESTLED IN A BREATH-TAKING GULF
Follonica is located at the center of a beautiful namesake gulf, between the promontory of Piombino and Punta Ala and across from Elba Island. Since antiquity, the town has been famous for iron and cast iron production, so much so that its name originates from the world fulloni, the ancient bellows of the melting furnaces. ...
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