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Book Reviews January 2003

January 2003 (107.1)

Book Reviews January 2003


The following book reviews were published in the printed AJA only and are available for purchase on JSTOR. For more information, see access options.

Greece before History: An Archaeological Companion and Guide (p. 111)
By Curtis Runnels and Priscilla M. Murray 
Reviewed by John F. Cherry

Labyrinth Revisited: Rethinking Minoan Archaeology (pp. 111–112)
By Yannis Hamilakis 
Reviewed by Brendan Burke

Personal Styles in Early Cycladic Sculpture (pp. 112–113)
By Pat Getz-Gentle 
Reviewed by Elizabeth A. Hendrix

Thèbes, Fouilles de la Cadmée. Vol. 1, Les tablettes en Linéaire B de la Odes Pelopidou (pp. 113–115)
By V.L. Aravantinos, L. Godart, and A. Sacconi 
Reviewed by Thomas G. Palaima

Greater Anatolia and the Indo-Hittite Language Family: Papers Presented at a Colloquium Hosted by the University of Richmond, March 18–19, 2000 (pp. 116–117)
By Robert Drews 
Reviewed by Yves Duhoux

KV 5: A Preliminary Report on the Excavations of the Tomb of the Sons of Rameses II in the Valley of the Kings (pp. 118–119)
By Kent R. Weeks 
Reviewed by Daniel C. Polz

Die Textilien aus Palmyra: Neue und alte Funde (pp. 119–121)
By Andreas Schmidt-Colinet, Annemarie Stauffer, and Khaled Al-As'ad 
Reviewed by Thelma K. Thomas

Excavations at ed-Dur (Umm al-Qaiwain, United Arab Emirates). Vol. 2, The Tombs (pp. 121–122)
By Ernie Haerinck and Pamela Stone 
Reviewed by D.T. Potts

Studies in the Archaeology of the Sultanate of Oman (pp. 122–123)
By Paul Yule 
Reviewed by Ernie Haerinck 

Khram Oksa. Vol. 1, The Temple of Oxus in Bactria, South Tajikistan. Vol. 2, Bactrian Arms and Armour in the Ancient Eastern and Greek Context (pp. 123–124)
By B.A. Litvinskii 
Reviewed by Richard N. Frye

Athen im 4. Jahrhundert v. Chr.: Eine Stadt verändert ihr Gesicht: Archäologisch-kulturgeschichtliche Betrachtungen (pp. 124–125)
By Heiner Knell 
Reviewed by Margaret M. Miles

Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Greece 7: Marathon Museum (pp. 125–126)
By Panos Valavanis 
Reviewed by Jasper Gaunt 

Eros and Greek Athletics (pp. 126–127)
By Thomas F. Scanlon 
Reviewed by Timothy J. McNiven

Ritual Architecture, Iconography and Practice in the Late Cypriote Bronze Age (pp. 127–128)
By Jennifer M. Webb 
Reviewed by Lone Wriedt Sørensen

Ancient Cypriote Art in the Severis Collection: Αρχαία κυπριακή τεχνή eτη συλλογή Σεβέρη (pp. 128–130)
By Vassos Karageorghis
Reviewed by Danielle A. Parks

Ancient Cypriote Art in Berlin: Antikensammlung Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte Münzkabinett (pp. 128–130)
By Sylvia Brehme et al.
Reviewed by Danielle A. Parks 

Die Sammlung zyprischer Antiken im Kunsthistorisches Museum: The Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Kunsthistorishens Museum (pp. 128–130)
By Alfred Bernhard-Walcher et al. 
Reviewed by Danielle A. Parks

Southern France: An Oxford Archaeological Guide (pp. 130–131)
By Henry Cleere 
Reviewed by James C. Anderson Jr.

Chronologie détaillée et révisée des eponyms amphoriques rhodiens, de 270 à 108 av. J.-C. environ: Premier bilan (pp. 131–133)
By Gérald Finkielsztejn 
Reviewed by Mark L. Lawall 

A Catalog of Identifiable Figure Painters of Ancient Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae (pp. 133–134)
By Lawrence Richardson 
Reviewed by Anne Laidlaw and Matthew Roller 

The Epigraphic Landscape of Roman Italy (pp. 134–136)
By Alison E. Cooley
Reviewed by T. Keith Dix

The Afterlife of Inscriptions: Reusing, Rediscovering, Reinventing and Revitalizing Ancient Inscriptions (pp. 134–136)
By Alison E. Cooley 
Reviewed by T. Keith Dix 

Oppido Mamertina, Calabria-Italia: Ricerche archeologiche nel territorio e in contrada Mella (pp. 136–137)
By Liliana Costamagna and Paolo Visonà 
Reviewed by James Higginbotham

Rom und die Barbaren: Das Verhältnis zwischen dem imperium Romanum und den germanischen Stämmen vor seiner Nordwestgrenze von der späten römischen Republik bis zum gallischen Sonderreich (pp. 137–138)
By Michael Erdrich 
Reviewed by Peter S. Wells

El armamento ibérico: Estudio tipológico, geográfico, funcional, social y simbólico de las armas en la cultura ibérica (siglos VI–I a.C.) 2 Vols. (pp. 138–140)
By Fernando Quesada Sanz 
Reviewed by François Cadiou

The Early Byzantine Monastery of Khirbet ed-Deir in the Judean Desert: The Excavations in 1981–1987 (pp. 140–141)
By Yizhar Hirschfeld et al. 
Reviewed by Darlene L. Brooks Hedstrom