the visitor to the site, the entrance pathway leads round in a gentle
curve past an original section of town wall where the houses border the
ancient shoreline, to arrive at Cardo III at the south-west corner of
Insula II lies to the west of this street, bounded
on its western side by the yet to be excavated Cardo II and by the
Lower Decumanus to the north, as indicated in the schematic. Only about
half of the insula has been excavated to date, although earlier
tunnelling has provided additional information about its extent and
layout. Among the buildings in this insula are the House of Aristides and the House of Argus.
Plan of the Insula
House of the Genius,
looking west from Cardo III.
Full List of Properties
to the incomplete nature of the excavation of this insula, it is not
possible to list all the properties located herein, or to provide
accurate data regarding their physical attributes - area, number of
Tour of the Insula
examine any of the three featured buildings in more detail, select the
property from the above list. Each property is located within the
insula and has its own individual plan and walk through. The buildings
are arranged in order of reference number, which may not necessarily be
the route chosen when actually visiting the site.