Introduction

Patrizia Frontini
The study aims at reconstructing some aspects of the crisis which lead to the collapse of the palafitticolo-terramaricola culture at the end of the Recent Bronze Age. The area delimited by the rivers Serio, Po and Adige and by the hills to the North is taken into account. The chronological sequence presented is based on the stratigraphic series recorded both to the North and to the South of the river Po. With regard to the...