viii-3 200 0570 dRegio VIII, Insula 3 VIII-3 M 280

Length of block – 62.23 m
West side – The Forum
East side street – Vicolo dei 12 Dei (3.00 m wide)


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VIII-3 960 dVIII-3 BS 960 d

Doorway Excavation Date(s)   [1]
Function   [2]
Name   [2]
VIII, 3, 1 1814 Public Building
Place of assembly for elections
School of Venus
VIII, 3, 2 1814 Shop (with school?) Shop with school of Verna (?)
VIII, 3, 3 1811? Shop None
VIII, 3, 4 1816, 1838 Atrium House House of the Popidii
House of Ercole and Augia
House of the Monkfish
VIII, 3, 5 1816 Shop - copper or bronzesmith or dealer? None
VIII, 3, 6 1816, 1838 Shop None
VIII, 3, 7 1819, 1837 Shop None
VIII, 3, 8 1809, 1819, 1826, 1837 Atrium House House of the Wild Boar
House of the Hunt of the Wild Boar
House of LL. Coelii, Caldus and Postumus (Descendants of Roman General L. Coelius Caldus, Magistrate in Spain and Roman Consul?)
VIII, 3, 9 1819, 1837 Guild or association
Guild of the Goldsmiths
Shop of the goldsmith Anteros (?)
VIII, 3, 10 1817, 1838 Stairway to apartment in upper story Apartment of the doctor?
House of the physician A. Pomponius Magonianus and of Pomponius Severus
House of the Emperor Francesco II
VIII, 3, 11 1817, 1838 House
Shop - pharmacy
House of the physician A. Pomponius Magonianus and of Pomponius Severus
House of the Graces with clinic and treatment room (shop, pharmacy)
Apothecary's house
House of the Surgeon
House of the Young Hercules

[1] Excavation dates have been transcribed from Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt POMPEJI by Liselotte Eschebach and Jürgen Müller-Trollius (Köln: Böhlau Verlag, 1993).

[2] The functions and names of the individual buildings are taken from a Catalogue of the Names of the Structures Along Via dell’Abbondanza, which was compiled by the authors.  This information was obtained from seven authorities on Pompeii that are described in the Names Catalogue section of this website.  The original source material for this insula can be found in the table entitled Names - South Side.  Similar entries  have been condensed or combined and Italian, Latin and German terms have been translated into English.