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The plan of the individual barracks blocks can be reconstructed from fragments already known, but not only is identification and refinement of the details of such plans important, but an understanding of the metrology by which the overall layout was achieved has also proved informative at other comparable fortresses. Just as importantly, however, the material culture indicated by finds from the barracks should allow a closer understanding of the interrelationship between the military conquerors and the subject population. The RAZ also includes the alleys or streets between the buildings themselves, which will also provide important information relating to the lives of the legionaries and the way in which they interacted with the indigenous population. It is suspected that there would have been a 'Commandant's House' and 'Bath House' within the fortress, but no evidence for them has yet been forthcoming. It is thought likely that both will lie somewhere within this RAZ and their location and exploration is a priority for future work.
The RAZ is drawn to include the whole of the area within the fortress walls and not already known to have been occupied by other structures. This is on the assumption that there are no other distinctive buildings within the fortress layout.