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Regio III - Insula VII - Caseggiato III,VII,7

This building has been dated to the Trajanic period (opus mixtum). It consists of a large hall, in which a few rooms were added later. Three large brick piers were set against the south-east wall. Against the same wall the beginning of a staircase was found. Where it leads to is a mystery. Two doors in the south-west wall give access to a wide corridor leading from the Decumanus to the unexcavated area. The south-east part of this corridor had a roof supported by four corner piers.



Plan of the building.
After SO I.

Photographs



The room in the west corner, seen from the south-west. Photograph: Eric Taylor.


The south part of the south-east wall, seen from the north-west. Photograph: Eric Taylor.

[jthb - 11-Nov-2006]