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Reg I, Ins 15

General Description

House of the Ship Europa Reg I, Ins 15 lies on the south side of Via di Castricio near the eastern limit of Regio I. Unlike the insulae further west, this insula is less developed, with fewer properties.

The insula contains mostly domestic properties as can be seen from the detailed list below. The largest domestic property in the insula is the House of the Ship Europa, which has a large orchard associated with it. The house is in a reasonable state of preservation and has some fine first style decoration.


Plan of the Insula


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..........A. House of the Ship Europa

Full List of Properties

Door
No.
Property
Name or Description
Area (sq.m.)
No of rooms
Description,
Decoration and Comments
1
Unnamed house 289 12 Atrium. Tablinum. Niche in fauces. Little surviving decoration. Plaster remnants.
2-3
4,6
House of the Ship Europa 2361 11 Entrance, decorated in the first style, opens onto vestibule round peristyle. Painting on north side of peristyle depicts a cargo ship with the inscription 'Europa'. Large orchard. Shop at No.2 linked to peristyle. Entrance to orchard at Nos.4 and 6.
5 Stable 48 3 Undecorated stables with stairs up.

Tour of the Insula

To examine a featured building in more detail, select it from the above list. Where there is more than one property of interest in the insula, the buildings are arranged in order of reference number, which may not necessarily be the route chosen when actually visiting the site.




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