Artist Roman
  • Funerary Monument of Quintia Sabina
Date 1st century CE
Medium marble
Dimensions Overall: 28 × 23 3/4 × 16 1/2 inches (71.1 × 60.3 × 41.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Standish Backus
Accession Number 38.106
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S2AA, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, on plaque, front of piece: DIS | MANIBUS | SPF | SABINAE [translated: To the departed spirits: Quintia Sabina made this with her own money.]
Mrs. Standish Backus;
1938-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Corpus Inscriptionem Latinarum, vol. 6, no. 25325--(3).

Bodel, John and Stephen Tracy. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. American Academy in Rome. Rome, 1997, p.129.

Matz and Duhn. Antike Bildwerk in Rom. no. 3924.