Books Received

April 2012

116.2

Abt, Jeffrey. American Egyptologist: The Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute. Pp. xix + 510, figs. 130, maps 4. University of Chicago Press, Chicago 2011. $45. ISBN 978-0-226-00110-4 (cloth).

Arce, Javier, and Bertrand Goffaux, eds. Horrea d'Hispanie et de la Méditerranée romaine (Collection de la Casa de Velázquez 125). Pp. xvi + 352, figs. 128. Casa de Velázquez, Madrid 2011. €39. ISBN 978-84-96820-62-3 (paper).

Augenti, Andrea, ed. Classe: Indagine sul potenziale archeologico di una città scomparsa (Studi e Scavi, n.s. 27). Pp. 288, figs. 127, b&w pls. 2. Ante Quem, Bologna 2011. €30. ISBN 978-88-7849-052-9 (paper).

Barnes, Jodi A., ed. The Materiality of Freedom: Archaeologies of Postemancipation Life. Pp. xii + 291, figs. 45. University of South Carolina Press, Columbia 2011. $49.95. ISBN 978-1-61117-034-4 (cloth).

Beckmann, Martin. The Column of Marcus Aurelius: The Genesis and Meaning of a Roman Imperial Monument. Pp. ix + 248, figs. 69, map 1. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill 2011. $65. ISBN 978-0-8078-3461-9 (cloth).

Ben-Dov, Rachel, ed. Dan III: Avraham Biran Excavations, 1966–1999. The Late Bronze Age (Annual of the Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology 9). Pp. 398, figs. 224, color pls. 4, tables 13. Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology, Jerusalem 2011. $75. ISBN 978-0-87820-309-3 (cloth).

Bernbeck, Reinhard, and Randall H. McGuire, eds. Ideologies in Archaeology. Pp. vi + 410, figs. 50. University of Arizona Press, Tucson 2011. $60. ISBN 978-0-8165-2673-4 (cloth).

Bintliff, John, and Mark Pearce, eds. The Death of Archaeological Theory? Pp. 89, figs. 9. Oxbow Books, Oxford and Oakville, Conn. 2011. $26. ISBN 978-1-84217-446-3 (paper).

Calandra, Elena. The Ephemeral and the Eternal: The Pavilion of Ptolemy Philadelphos in the Court of Alexandria (Tripodes 13). Pp. 191, figs. 29. Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene, Athens 2011. €60. ISBN 978-960-98397-8-5 (cloth).

Calder, Louise. Cruelty and Sentimentality: Greek Attitudes to Animals, 600–300 BC (BAR-IS 2225). Pp. x + 227, b&w pls. 20. Archaeopress, Oxford 2011. $80. ISBN 978-1-903767-14-6 (cloth).

Canali De Rossi, Filippo. Hippiká: Corse di cavalli e di carri in Grecia, Etruria e Roma. Le Radici Classiche della Moderna Competizione Sportiva. Vol. 1, La gara delle quadrighe nel mondo greco (Nikephoros Beiheft 18). Pp. 171, figs. 23. Weidmann, Hildesheim 2011. €39.80. ISBN 978-3-615-00384-0 (paper).

Clark, Bonnie J. On the Edge of Purgatory: An Archaeology of Place in Hispanic Colorado (Historical Archaeology of the American West). Pp. xxvi + 148, figs. 23, tables 6, maps 6. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln 2011. $45. ISBN 978-0-8032-1372-2 (cloth).

Corsi, Cristina, and Frank Vermeulen, eds. Changing Landscapes: The Impact of Roman Towns in the Western Mediterranean. Proceedings of the International Colloquium, Castelo de Vide–Marvão 15th–17th May 2008 (Ricerche 1). Pp. 396, figs. 196, tables 3. Ante Quem, Bologna 2010. €35. ISBN 978-88-7849-055-0
(paper).

Cross, Malcolm. The Creativity of Crete: City States and the Foundations of the Modern World. Pp. xi + 299, color pls. 12, tables 6, maps 10. Signal Books, Oxford 2011. £12.99. ISBN 978-1-904955-98-5 (paper).

Dubbini, Rachele. Dei nello spazio degli uomini: I culti dell'agora e la costruzione di Corinto arcaica. Supplementi e monografie della rivista Archeologia classica 7, n.s. 4. Pp. 236, b&w figs. 40, b&w and color pls. 25. L'Erma di Bretschneider, Rome 2011. €145. ISBN 978-88-8265-616-4 (paper).

Duhoux, Yves, and Anna Morpurgo Davies, eds. A Companion to Linear B: Mycenaean Greek Texts and Their World. Vol. 2 (Bibliothèque des Cahiers de l'Institut de Linguistique de Louvain 127). Pp. viii + 343, figs. 55. Peeters, Leuven 2011. €55. ISBN 978-90-429-2403-1 (paper).

Duistermaat, Kim, and Ilona Regulski, eds. Intercultural Contacts in the Ancient Mediterranean: Proceedings of the International Conference at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 25th to 29th October 2008 (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 202). Pp. xxix + 597, figs. 102, tables 5. Peeters, Leuven 2011. €85. ISBN 978-90-429-2451-2 (cloth).

Eyberg, Jim. Trojan Horse Beside the Nile: Pyramid Construction for Mummies, I Mean Dummies. Pp. ix + 109, figs. 25. Mill City Press, Minneapolis, Minn. 2011. $12.95. ISBN 978-1-936780-62-4 (paper).

Fappas, Ioannis. Έλαιον ευώδες, τεθυωμένον: Τα αρωματικά έλαια και οι πρακτικές χρήσης τους στη μυκηναϊκή Ελλάδα και την αρχαία Εγγύς Ανατολή(14ος–13ος αι. π.Χ.). Pp. xli + 576, b&w pls. 26. Historical, Folklore and Archaeological Society of Crete, Chania 2010. €20. ISBN 978-960-85638-3-4 (paper).

Fash, Barbara W. The Copan Sculpture Museum: Ancient Maya Artistry in Stucco and Stone. Pp. 207, figs. 267, maps 2. Peabody Museum Press, Cambridge, Mass. 2011. $35. ISBN 978-0-87365-858-4 (paper).

Flament, Christophe, and Patrick Marchetti. Le monnayage argien d'époque romaine: D'Hadrien à Gallien (Études Péloponnésiennes 14). Pp. 135, figs. 81, b&w pls. 14. École Française d'Athènes, Athens 2011. €50. ISBN 978-2-86958-234-7 (paper).

Frangié, Dina, and Jean-François Salles, eds. Lampes antiques du Bilad es Sham: Jordanie, Syrie, Liban, Palestine. Actes du colloque de Pétra-Amman, 6–13 novembre 2005 (De l'Archéologie à l'Histoire). Pp. 435, figs. 268, pls. 38, tables 6. De Boccard, Paris 2011. €53. ISBN 978-2-7018-0294-7 (paper).

Frederiksen, Rune, and Eckart Marchand, eds. Plaster Casts: Making, Collecting and Displaying from Classical Antiquity to the Present (Transformationen der Antike 18). Pp. xii + 752, figs. 339, color pls. 32. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin 2010. $129.95. ISBN 978-3-11-020856-6 (cloth).

Frielinghaus, Heide. Die Helme von Olympia: Ein Beitrag zu Waffenweihungen in griechischen Heiligtümern (OlForsch 33). Pp. xv + 599, figs. 20, b&w pls. 131. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin 2011. $192. ISBN 978-3-11-024596-7 (cloth).

Gilibert, Alessandra. Syro-Hittite Monumental Art and the Archaeology of Performance. The Stone Reliefs at Carchemish and Zincirli in the Earlier First Millennium BCE (Topoi 2). Pp. xiii + 223, figs. 64, tables 14. Walter de Gruyter, New York 2011. €99.95. ISBN 978-3-11-022225-8 (cloth).

Goldman, Bernard M., and Norma W. Goldman. My Dura-Europos: The Letters of Susan M. Hopkins 1927–1935. Pp. xiv + 310, figs. 207. Wayne State University Press, Detroit, Mich. 2011. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-8143-3588-8 (cloth).

Gwynn, David M., and Susanne Bangert, eds. Religious Diversity in Late Antiquity (Late Antique Archaeology 6). Pp. xiv + 561, figs. 69, table 1. Brill, Leiden 2010. $246. ISBN 978-90-04-18000-0 (cloth).

Haake, Matthias, and Michael Jung, eds. Griechische Heiligtümer als Erinnerungsorte: Von der Archaik bis in dem Hellenismus. Alte Geschichte. Pp. 163, figs. 10. Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart 2011. €36. ISBN 978-3-515-09875-5 (paper).

Haarmann, Harald. Das Rätsel der Donauzivilisation: Die Entdeckung der ältesten Hochkultur Europas. Beck'sche Reihe. Pp. 288, figs. 101. C.H. Beck, Munich 2011. €16.95. ISBN 978-3-406-62210-6 (cloth).

Higgins, E. Tory. Beyond Pleasure and Pain: How Motivation Works (Oxford Series in Social Cognition and Social Neuroscience). Pp. xiii + 554. Oxford University Press, New York 2012. $69.95. ISBN 978-0-19-976582-9 (cloth).

Höfer, Gerald. Dictionary of Egyptology. Pp. 235. Gerald Höfer, Heilbronn 2011. Price not available. ISBN 978-1-4663-7216-0 (paper).

Holder Spude, Catherine, Robin O. Mills, Karl Gurcke, and Roderick Sprague, eds. Eldorado! The Archaeology of Gold Mining in the Far North (Historical Archaeology of the American West). Pp. xv + 357, figs. 39, tables 27, maps 8. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln 2011. $55. ISBN 978-0-8032-1099-8 (paper).

Hume, Ivor Noël. Belzoni: The Giant Archaeologists Love to Hate. Pp. xiii + 301, figs. 88, map 1. University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville 2011. $34.95. ISBN 978-0-8139-3140-1 (cloth).

Jackson, Heather, and John Tidmarsh. Jebel Khalid on the Euphrates. Vol. 3, The Pottery (MeditArch Suppl. 7). Pp. xxxi + 554, figs. 199, b&w pls. 36, tables 25. Mediterranean Archaeology, Sydney 2011. Price not available. ISBN 978-0-9580265-3-6 (cloth).

Jansen, Gemma C.M., Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow, and Eric M. Moormann, eds. Roman Toilets: Their Archaeology and Cultural History (BABesch Suppl. 19). Pp. vii + 224, figs. 169. Peeters, Leuven 2011. €72. ISBN 978-90-429-2541-0 (paper).

Jiménez, Gonzalo Aranda, Sandra Montón-Subías, and Margarita Sánchez Romero, eds. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner: Feasting Rituals in the Prehistoric Societies of Europe and the Near East. Pp. ix + 245, figs. 62, tables 6. Oxbow Books, Oakville, Conn. 2011. $80. ISBN 978-1-84217-985-7 (paper).

Johnstone, Steven. A History of Trust in Ancient Greece. Pp. xii + 242. University of Chicago Press, Chicago 2011. $45. ISBN 978-0-226-40509-4 (cloth).

Keay, Simon, and Lidia Paroli, eds. Portus and Its Hinterland (Archaeological Monographs of the British School at Rome 18). Pp. xvi + 303, figs. 151, pls. 16, tables 12. The British School at Rome, London 2011. £65. ISBN 978-0-904152-60-9 (paper).

Kourtessi-Philippakis, Georgia, and René Treuil, eds. Archéologie du territoire, de l'Égée au Sahara (CahArch 1[2]). Pp. 329, figs. 75. Publications de la Sorbonne, Paris 2011. €45. ISBN 978-2-85944-658-1 (paper).

Lawall, Mark L., and John Lund, eds. Pottery in the Archaeological Record: Greece and Beyond. Acts of the International Colloquium Held at the Danish and Canadian Institutes in Athens, June 20–22, 2008 (Gösta Enbom Monograph 1). Pp. 168, figs. 133, tables 5. Aarhus University Press, Aarhus 2011. $40. ISBN 978-87-7934-587-4 (cloth).

Lenoir, Maurice. Le Camp Romain: Proche-Orient et Afrique du Nord (BÉFAR 345). Pp. 439, figs. 181. École Française de Rome, Rome 2011. €100. ISBN 978-2-7283-0872-9 (cloth).

Lippolis, Enzo, and Giorgio Rocco. Archeologia greca: Cultura, società, politica e produzione. Pp. xii + 546, figs. 505. Bruno Mondadori, Milan 2011. €39. ISBN 978-88-61-59488-3 (paper).

Liverani, Paolo, and Giandomenico Spinola. The Vatican Necropoles: Rome's City of the Dead. Pp. 352, figs. 292. Brepols, Turnhout 2010. €95. ISBN 978-2-503-53578-4 (cloth).

Louhivuori, Mikko. Understanding Neolithic Southern Levant: Case Studies of Archaeological Semiosis in Action. Pp. 198, figs. 16, tables 4. Åbo Akademi University Press, Biskopsgatan, Finland 2010. Price not available. ISBN 978-951-765-546-0 (paper).

Lynch, Kathleen M. The Symposium in Context: Pottery from a Late Archaic House near the Athenian Agora (Hesperia Suppl. 46). Pp. xxi + 376, b&w figs. 193, color figs. 14, tables 15. The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Princeton, N.J. 2011. $75. ISBN 978-0-87661-546-1 (paper).

Machaira, Vassiliki. Ελληνιστικά γλυπτά της Ρόδου: Καταλογος Τομος I (Σειρά Μονογραφιων 7). Pp. 146, figs. 4, b&w pls. 154. Academy of Athens, Athens 2011. Price not available. ISBN 978-960-404-196-1 (paper).

Marchetti, Nicolò, ed. Kinku: Sigilli dell'età del bronzo dalla regione di Gaziantep in Turchia. Bologna, Museo Civico Medievale, 29 aprile–4 settembre 2011. (Orient­Lab 1). Pp. 136, figs. 113. Ante Quem, Bologna 2011. €15. ISBN 978-88-7849-061-1 (paper).

Milanich, Jerald T., and Nina J. Root. Hidden Seminoles: Julian Dimock's Historic Florida Photographs. Pp. x + 208, figs. 125. University Press of Florida, Gainesville 2011. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-8130-3696-0 (cloth).

Monteix, Nicolas, and Nicolas Tran, eds. Les savoirs professionnels des gens de métier: Études sur le monde du travail dans les sociétés urbaines de l'empire romain. Ricerche 1 (Collection du Centre Jean Bérard 37, Archéologie de l'artisanat antique 5). Pp. 172, figs. 74. Centre Jean Bérard, Naples 2009. €30. ISBN 978-2-918887-09-6 (paper).

Morelli, Anna Lina. Madri di uomini e di dèi: La rappresentazione della maternità attraverso la documentazione numismatica di epoca romana. Pp. 192, figs. 83, table 1. Ante Quem, Bologna 2010. €15. ISBN 978-88-7849-045-1 (paper).

Moss, Madonna L., and Aubrey Cannon, eds. The Archaeology of North Pacific Fisheries. Pp. xii + 312, figs. 52, tables 47. University of Alaska Press, Fairbanks 2011. $45. ISBN 978-1-60223-146-7 (paper).

Müller, Klaus, and Valentin Kockel. Die Ehrenbögen in Pompeji. Pp. 140, figs. 115, pls. 23. Reichert Verlag, Wiesbaden 2011. €59. ISBN 978-3-89500-817-7 (cloth).

Mullins, Paul R. The Archaeology of Consumer Culture: The American Experience in Archaeological Perspective. Pp. xiii + 212, figs. 12. University of Florida Press, Gainesville 2011. $69.95. ISBN 978-0-8130-3750-9 (cloth).

O'Daniel Cantrell, Deborah. The Horsemen of Israel: Horses and Chariotry in Monarchic Israel (Ninth–Eighth Centuries B.C.E.) (History, Archaeology, and Culture of the Levant 1). Pp. xii + 150, figs. 16, tables 4. Eisenbrauns, Winnona Lake, Ind. 2011. $39.50. ISBN 978-1-57506-204-4 (cloth).

Ogden, Daniel. Alexander the Great: Myth, Genesis and Sexuality. Pp. xi + 276, figs. 24, table 1. University of Exeter Press, Exeter 2011. $37. ISBN 978-0-85989-838-6 (paper).

Platt, Verity. Facing the Gods: Epiphany and Representation in Graeco-Roman Art, Literature and Religion (Greek Culture in the Roman World). Pp. xviii + 482, figs. 51. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2011. $130. ISBN 978-0-521-86171-7 (cloth).

Poehler, Eric, Miko Flohr, and Kevin Cole, eds. Pompeii: Art, Industry and Infrastructure. Pp. xvii + 181, figs. 86, tables 13, maps 3. Oxbow Books, Oakville, Conn. 2011. $70. ISBN 978-1-84217-984-0 (paper).

Racagni, Paolo, ed. La Basilica ritrovata: I restauri dei mosaici antichi di San Severo a Classe, Ravenna. Pp. 268, figs. 260. Ante Quem, Bologna 2010. €30. ISBN 978-88-7849-053-6 (paper).

Reader, John. Missing Links: In Search of Human Origins. Pp. xvii + 538, figs. 69. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2011. $34.95. ISBN 978-0-19-927685-1 (cloth).

Russell, Nerissa. Social Zooarchaeology: Humans and Animals in Prehistory. Pp. xii + 548, tables 2. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2011. $49. ISBN 978-0-521-14311-0 (paper).

Sáenz de Buruaga, Andoni. Pinceladas de un desierto vivo desde la región del Tiris, en las tierras libres del Sahara Occidental. Pp. 282, figs. 219. Eukso Jaurlaritza–Gobierno Vasco, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain 2010. Price not available. ISBN 978-84-457-3117-8 (cloth).

Sänger, Patrick. Veteranen unter den Severen und frühen Soldatenkaisern: Die Dokumentensammlungen der Veteranen Aelius Sarapammon und Aelius Syrion (Heidelberger Althistorische Beiträge und Epigraphische Studien 48). Pp. 413, b&w pls. 19. Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart 2011. €59. ISBN 978-3-515-09904-2 (paper).

Stager, Lawrence E., Daniel M. Master, and J. David Schloen, eds. Ashkelon 3: The Seventh Century B.C. (Final Reports of the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon 3). Pp. xv + 817, figs. 360, pls. 3, tables 87. Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Ind. 2011. $99.50. ISBN 978-1-57506-939-5 (cloth).

Summerer, Lâtife, Askold Ivanchik, and Alexander von Kienlin, eds. Kelainai-Apameia Kibotos: Développement urbain dans le contexte anatolien. Actes du colloque international, Munich, 2–4 avril 2009 (Kelainai 1). Pp. 410, figs. 337, tables 2. Ausonius, Bordeaux 2011. €35. ISBN 978-2-35613-043-3 (paper).

Taylor, Amanda K., and Julie K. Stein, eds. Is it a House? Archaeological Excavations at English Camp, San Juan Island, Washington (Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture Research Report 9). Pp. x + 170, figs. 112, tables 20. University of Washington Press, Seattle 2011. $30. ISBN 978-0-295-99147-4 (paper).

Thareani, Yifat. Tel 'Aroer: The Iron Age II Caravan Town and the Hellenistic–Early Roman Settlement. The Avraham Biran (1975–1982) and Rudolph Cohen (1975–1976) Excavations. Vol. 1, Text. Pp. xxxvi + 470, figs. 324, color pls. 12, graphs 4, tables 74, CD-ROM 1; vol. 2, Plates. Pp. 219, b&w pls. 269. Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology, Jerusalem 2011. Price not available. ISBN 978-0-87820-310-9 (cloth).

Trout, Paul A. Deadly Powers: Animal Predators and the Mythic Imagination. Pp. 325, figs. 41. Prometheus Books, Amherst, N.Y. 2011. $26. ISBN 978-1-61614-501-9 (cloth).

Tyldesley, Joyce. Tutankhamen: The Search for an Egyptian King. Pp. xx + 296, figs. 31, maps 3. Basic Books, New York 2012. $29.99. ISBN 978-0-465-02020-1 (paper).

Van Binsbergen, Wim, ed. Black Athena Comes of Age: Towards a Constructive Re-Assessment. Pp. 368, figs. 36, tables 2, diagrams 5. LIT Verlag, Berlin 2011. €39.90. ISBN 978-3-8258-4808-8 (paper).

Van Binsbergen, Wim, and Fred C. Woudhuizen. Ethnicity in Mediterranean Protohistory (BAR-IS 2256). Pp. 519, figs. 82, tables 46. Archaeopress, Oxford 2011. £70. ISBN 978-1-4073-8023-4 (paper).

Van der Meer, L.B. Etrusco Ritu: Case Studies in Etruscan Ritual Behavior (Monographs on Antiquity 5). Pp. viii + 167, figs. 33. Peeters, Leuven 2011. €78. ISBN 978-90-429-2538-0 (cloth).

Verdan, Samuel, Thierry Theurillat, and Anne Kenzelmann Pfyffer, eds. Early Iron Age Pottery: A Quantitative Approach. Proceedings of the International Round Table Organized by the Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece, Athens, November 28–30, 2008 (BAR-IS 2254). Pp. 172, figs. 143. Archaeopress, Oxford 2011. £35. ISBN 978-1-4073-0821-0 (paper).

Vianello, Andrea, ed. Exotica in the Prehistoric Mediterranean. Pp. viii + 200, figs. 143, color pls. 34, tables 6. David Brown Book Company, Oakville, Conn. 2011. $50. ISBN 978-1-84217-424-1 (paper).

Wallace-Hadrill, Andrew. Herculaneum: Past and Future. Pp. 352, figs. 359, map 1. Frances Lincoln, London 2011. $60. ISBN 978-0-7112-3142-9 (cloth).

Wilson, Douglas C., and Theresa E. Langford, eds. Exploring Fort Vancouver. Pp. xvi + 116, figs. 134, maps 3. University of Washington Press, Seattle 2011. $24.95. ISBN 978-0-295-99158-0 (paper).

Wilson, Penelope. Sais I: The Ramesside-Third Intermediate Period at Kom Rebwa (Egypt Exploration Society Excavation Memoir 98). Pp. xviii + 291, figs. b&w pls. 97, color pls. 2, tables 31. Egyptian Exploration Society, London 2011. £65. ISBN 978-0-85698-202-6 (paper).

Wolfe, S.J., and Robert Singerman. Mummies in Nineteenth Century America: Ancient Egyptians as Artifacts. Pp. xii + 292, figs. 63. McFarland & Company, Jefferson, N.C. 2009. $35. ISBN 978-0-7864-3941-6 (paper).

Zarmakoupi, Mantha, ed. The Villa of the Papyri at Herculaneum: Archaeology, Reception and Digital Reconstruction (Sozomena Studies in the Recovery of Ancient Texts 1). Pp. ix + 221, pls. 78, table 1. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin 2010. $147. ISBN 978-3-11-020388-2 (cloth).

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