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Regio I


Regio I lies in the south east quadrant of Pompeii, bounded to the west by the Via Stabiana, to the north by the Via dell'Abbondanza and to the east by the Via di Nocera.

The central part of Regio I remains unexcavated. Of the 23 insulae in the area, insulae 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 15 contain properties of interest and are examined here in more detail. The area is a general mix of commercial and domestic properties with tabernas, fullonicas and shops rubbing shoulders with some quite impressive houses.


Reg I, Ins 4 Reg I, Ins 6 Reg I, Ins 7 Reg I, Ins 8 Reg I, Ins 9 Reg I, Ins 10 Reg I, Ins 11 Reg I, Ins 12 Reg I, Ins 15

Plan of Regio I..




Tour of Regio I

To examine any of the eight featured insulae in Regio I in more detail, select the insula from the map or from the table below. Each featured insula has its own individual plan, a full list of all properties it contains, and expanded details of the most notable buildings.


Insula
Comments
Reg I, Ins 4
Mostly commercial insula. Includes the House of the Citharist.
Reg I, Ins 6
Mainly domestic insula with a few commercial properties.
Reg I, Ins 7
General insula with a mix of commercial and domestic properties.
Reg I, Ins 8
General insula with several bars lining the Via dell'Abbondanza.
Reg I, Ins 9
General insula with domestic properties and a few workshops.
Reg I, Ins 10
Mixed development with commercial and domestic properties.
Reg I, Ins 11
General insula with commercial and domestic properties.
Reg I, Ins 12
General mix of commercial and domestic properties.
Reg I, Ins 15
A few, mostly domestic properties.



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