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Regio VII


Regio VII occupies the central western sector of Pompeii, bounded to the north by the Via della Fortuna Augusta and to the south by the Via Marina. The forum lies almost central within the regio.

The regio is made up of 16 insulae as shown in the graphic below. Of these, insulae 2, 4 and 16 contain properties that are examined here in more detail. (Insula 16 is the southern half of what is known as the 'Insula Occidentalis'). The area is a mix of commercial and domestic properties.


Reg VII, Ins 1 Reg VII, Ins 2 Reg VII, Ins 4 Reg VII, Ins 16

Plan of Regio VII..




Tour of Regio VII

To examine any of the four featured insulae in Regio VII 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 VII, Ins 1
Mainly shops and the Stabian Baths. A few domestic properties.
Reg VII, Ins 2
Domestic and commercial mix. Contains the House of the Bear.
Reg VII, Ins 4
Shops concentrated in the west and south. A few large houses.
Reg VII, Ins 16
Shops along the Via Marina, mainly housing to the north.




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