Artist Italian
Title
  • Sarcophagus
Date 3rd century
Medium marble
Dimensions Overall: 25 1/2 × 85 1/2 × 29 inches (64.8 × 217.2 × 73.7 cm)
Base(s): 16 1/4 × 8 1/8 × 33 inches (41.3 × 20.6 × 83.8 cm)
Including base: 41 7/8 × 85 1/2 × 29 inches (106.4 × 217.2 × 73.7 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 26.138
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S2AA, Level 2 (see map)
(Alfredo Barsanti, Rome, Italy);
1926-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Lesley, P. Early Christian, Byzantine and Romanesque Art. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1939, pp. 8–9.

Vermeule, C. "Roman Sacrophagi in America." Festschrift fur Friedrich Matz. 1962, p. 102.

Lesley, Parker. "Early Christian Sarcophagus." Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 18, no. 2 (November 1938): pp. 8–10, p. 9 (ill.).

Kateusz, Ally. Mary and Early Christian Women: Hidden Leaderhip. Cham, 2019, pp. xvi, 124, 126, 225, note 65, fig. 5.16 (ill.).