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Reg III, Ins 2

General Description

House of Trebius Valens Reg III, Ins 2 lies along the southern edge of Regio III, on the north side of the Via dell'Abbondanza.

Little is known of the properties in the insula as most of it still lies buried under metres of volcanic debris. Of the three properties unearthed to date, the only building of any real interest is the House of Trebius Valens. Known for its checkerboard decoration in the peristyle, the facade of tjhe house was badly damaged by bombing during the second world war.


Plan of the Insula..


....,,Key:
.A. House of Trebius Valens

Full List of Properties

Door
No.
Property
Name or Description
Area (Sq.m)
No of Rooms
Description,
Decoration and Comments
1
House of Trebius Valens 540 15 Standard atrium/garden plan. Atrium. Tablinum. Peristyle. Mainly third style decoration. Unusual checkered polychrome decoration of back wall of garden. Diminutive bath suite. Stairs up.
2
Shop N/A N/A Partly excavated shop.
3 Shop and apartment N/A N/A Partly excavated.

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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