Funerary Monument of Quintia Sabina, 1st century CE

  • Roman

Marble

  • Framed: Overall: 28 × 23 3/4 × 16 1/2 inches (71.1 × 60.3 × 41.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Standish Backus

38.106

On View

  • Ancient Greek and Roman S2AA

Department

Greco-Roman and Ancient European

  • High relief
  • Marble
  • Trees
  • Sculpture
  • Figures (representations)
  • Inscription
  • Carved
  • Rectangular
  • Chariot (ancient vehicle)
  • Funerary sculpture
  • Columns
  • Monument
  • Bird
  • Lions
  • Rams

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, on plaque, front of piece: DIS | MANIBUS | SPF | SABINAE [translated: To the departed spirits: Quintia Sabina made this with her own money.]

Provenance

Mrs. Standish Backus; 1938-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

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.

Rights Status

Roman, Funerary Monument of Quintia Sabina, 1st century CE, marble. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Standish Backus, 38.106.