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Book Reviews October 2008

October 2008 (112.4)

Book Reviews October 2008


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

Antike Erdbeben im alpinen und zirkumalpinen Raum: Befunde und Probleme in archäologischer, historicher und seismologischer Sicht. Beitrage des Interdisziplinären Workshops, Schloss Hohenkammer, 14/15 Mai 2004 (pp. 763–764)
By Gerhard H. Waldherr and Anselm Smolka 
Reviewed by Manuel Sintubin

Apocalypse: Earthquakes, Archaeology, and the Wrath of God (pp. 764–765)
By Amos Nur and Dawn Burgess 
Reviewed by E.J.W. Barber

In the Shadow of the Ancestors: The Prehistoric Foundations of the Early Arabian Civilization in Oman (pp. 765–766)
By Serge Cleuziou and Maurizio Tosi 
Reviewed by Peter Magee

Iraklion Archäologisches Museum: Sammlung Giamalakis (pp. 766–767)
By Walter Müller, Ingo Pini, and Agnes Sakellariou 
Reviewed by John G. Younger

The Chrysokamino Metallurgy Workshop and Its Territory (pp. 767–768)
By Philip P. Betancourt
Reviewed by Leslie Preston Day

Crossing Jordan: North American Contributions to the Archaeology of Jordan (pp. 768–769)
By Tom Levy, P.M. Michèle Daviau, Randall Younker, and May Shaer 
Reviewed by Stephen J. Bourke

Μεγαλλαι Νησοι: Studi dedicati a Giovanni Rizza per il suo ottantesimo compleanno (pp. 769–771)
By Rossella Gigli
Reviewed by Helena Fracchia

Die Greifenprotomen aus Dem Heraion von Samos (pp. 771–773)
By Ulrich Gehrig and Gerwulf Schneider 
Reviewed by Hartmut Matthäus

Ceramicus Redivivus: The Early Iron Age Potters' Field in the Area of the Classical Athenian Agora (pp. 773–774)
By John K. Papadopoulos and Michael R. Schilling 
Reviewed by Nota Kourou

Pots and Plays: Interactions between Tragedy and Greek Vase-Painting of the Fourth Century B.C. (pp. 774–775)
By Oliver Taplin 
Reviewed by T.H. Carpenter

Steinbruch, Werkstatt, Skulptur: Untersuchungen zu Aufbau und Organisation griechischer Bildhauerwerkstätten (pp. 775–776)
By Silvia Nolte 
Reviewed by Konstantinos Kopanias

Old Pottery in a New Century: Innovating Perspectives on Roman Pottery Studies. Atti Del Convegno Internazionale Di Studi, Catania, 22–24 Aprile 2004 (pp. 776–777)
By D. Malfitana, J. Poblome, and J. Lund
Reviewed by Catherine Abadie-Reynal

Mythologische Bildthemen in den Häusern Pompejis: Die Bedeutung der zentralen Mythenbilder für die Bewohner Pompejis (pp. 777–778)
By Jürgen Hodske 
Reviewed by Katharina Lorenz

The Archaeology of Fazzān. Vol. 2, Site Gazetteer, Pottery, and Other Survey Finds (pp. 778–779)
By David J. Mattingly
Reviewed by Mario Liverani

Wroxeter, the Cornovii, and the Urban Process: Final Report on the Wroxeter Hinterland Project 1994–1997. Vol. 1. Researching the Hinterland (pp. 779–780)
By Vincent Gaffney et al.  
Reviewed by William Bowden