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TH6  Restoration In Progress
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View looking west at the restoration of one of the western walls of the Peristyle Courtyard in Unit 6.  Note the aedicula on the right side of the image.


Unit 6 is the largest and most elaborate of the Terrace Houses excavated.  Although it was originally constructed in the Early Roman Period this phase of Unit 6 dates to the second century A.D. when the Unit was rebuilt and expanded.  At that time it served the family of C. Flavius Furius Aptus who held municipal and priestly offices.   It was evidently destroyed by one of the earthquakes in the third century A.D.