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View of the private bath located along the eastern wall of Unit 6.  It was built in the third century A.D.  Note the marble wall lining and the plastered decorative shell and the colored fresco.

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.