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Reg V, Ins 5

General Description


House of the Gladiators Reg V, Ins 5 lies along the southern edge of Regio V, on the north side of the Via di Nola.
The insula is at the current limit of the excavated area and only a small portion of it has been explored to date.

The main property so far discovered in the insula is the House of the Gladiators which is examined here in more detail. The remaining properties consist of shops and a small, unnamed house.


Plan of the Insula..


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Full List of Properties

Door
No.
Property
Name or Description
Area (Sq.m)
No of Rooms
Description,
Decoration and Comments
1
Shop 25 1 Single room. Plaster remnants. Linked to atrium of  No. 2. Ruinous state.
2 Unnamed house
148 7 Non standard plan. Atrium. Kitchen with remains of hearth. Stairs up. Plaster remnants. Semi ruinous state.
3,a House of the Gladiators
943 14 Fauces opens directly onto a large peristyle. Remaining decoration on pluteus of peristyle and 3 other rooms. Damaged by bombing during WWII. Stables opened onto lane to west at door No. a.
4 Shop 29 2
Shop with room to rear. Little or no remaining plasterwork. Ruinous state.

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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