Books Received

July 2012

116.3

Aikens, C. Melvin, Thomas J. Connolly, and Dennis L. Jenkins. Oregon Archaeology. Pp. 496, figs. 162, tables 3. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis 2011. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-87071-606-5 (paper).

Arjava, Antti, Matias Buchholz, Traianos Gagos, and Maarit Kaimio, eds. The Petra Papyri. Vol. 4 (American Center of Oriental Research Publications 6). Pp. xx + 213, figs. 7, b&w pls. 74. American Center of Oriental Research, Boston 2011. $60. ISBN 978-9957-8543-5-5 (cloth).

Arnn, John Wesley, III. Land of the Tejas: Native American Identity and Interaction in Texas, A.D. 1300 to 1700 (Clifton and Shirley Caldwell Texas Heritage Series 17). Pp. xi + 300, figs. 32. University of Texas Press, Austin 2012. $55. ISBN 978-0-292-72873-8 (cloth).

Baadsgaard, Aubrey, Alexis T. Boutin, and Jane E. Buikstra, eds. Breathing New Life into the Evidence of Death: Contemporary Approaches to Bioarchaeology (School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series). Pp. xiii + 340, figs. 37, tables 20. School for Advanced Research Press, Santa Fe, N.M. 2011. $39.95. ISBN 978-1-934691-48-9 (paper).

Bahrani, Zainab, Zeynep Çelik, and Edhem Eldem, eds. Scramble for the Past: A Story of Archaeology in the Ottoman Empire, 1753–1914. Pp. 519, figs. 177. SALT, Istanbul 2011. Price not available. ISBN 978-9944-731-27-0 (paper).

Barrett, Caitlin E. Egyptianizing Figurines from Delos: A Study in Hellenistic Religion (Columbia Studies in the Classical Tradition 36). Pp. xix + 731, figs. 15, b&w pls. 270, color pls. 65, tables 20, plans 10. Brill, Leiden 2011. $241. ISBN 978-90-04-20797-4 (cloth).

Bohne, Anke. Bilder vom Sport: Untersuchungen zur Ikonographie römischer Athleten-Darstellungen (Nikephoros Beihefte 19). Pp. xi + 797, b&w pls. 87. Weidmann, Hildesheim 2011. €98. ISBN 978-3-615-00392-5 (cloth).

Bohrer, Frederick N. Photography and Archaeology (Exposures). Pp. 184, figs. 91. Reaktion Books, London 2011. £17.95. ISBN 978-1-86189-870-8 (paper).

Bowman, Alan, and Andrew Wilson, eds. Settlement, Urbanization, and Population (Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy). Pp. xx + 362, figs. 79, tables 54. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2011. $135. ISBN 978-0-19-960235-8 (cloth).

Callot, Oliver. Les sanctuaires de l’acropole d’Ougarit: Les temples de Baal et de Dagan (Ras Shamra-Ougarit 19). Pp. 237, figs. 162, pls. 3. Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée, Lyon 2011. €27. ISBN 978-2-35668-019-8 (paper).

Cannon, Aubrey, ed. Structured Worlds: The Archaeology of Hunter-Gatherer Thought and Action (Approaches to Anthropological Archaeology). Pp. ix + 212, figs. 31, tables 22. Equinox, Sheffield, England 2011. $115. ISBN 978-1-84553-080-8 (cloth).

Ceserani, Giovanna. Italy’s Lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the Making of Modern Archaeology (Greeks Overseas). Pp. xiii + 331, figs. 17, map 1. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2012. $74. ISBN 978-0-1-974427-5 (cloth).

Chaniotis, Angelos, ed. Ritual Dynamics in the Ancient Mediterranean: Agency, Emotion, Gender, Representation (Heidelberger althistorische Beiträge und epigraphische Studien 49). Pp. 390, figs. 56. Franz Steiner, Stuttgart 2011. €62. ISBN 978-3-515-09916-5 (paper).

Corbishley, Mike. Pinning Down the Past: Archaeology, Heritage, and Education Today (Heritage Matters 5). Pp. xvi + 384, figs. 73, graphs 3, tables 41. The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, England 2011. $45. ISBN 978-1-84383-678-0 (cloth).

D’Amato, Raffaele. Roman Centurions 31 BC–AD 500: The Classical and Late Empire (Men-at-Arms 479). Pp. 48, figs. 58. Osprey Publishing, Oxford 2012. $17.95. ISBN 978-1-84908-795-7 (paper).

De Vos, Mairette, and Barbara Maurina, eds. La villa romana di Isera: Ricerche e scavi (1973–2004). Pp. xii + 432, figs. 389, pls. 34, graphs 13, tables 6. Edizioni Osiride, Rovereto 2011. €30. ISBN 978-88-7498-159-5 (paper).

Estabrook, George F. A Computational Approach to Statistical Arguments in Ecology and Evolution. Pp. viii + 257. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2011. $65. ISBN 978-107-00430-6 (cloth).

Ferguson, Leland. God’s Fields: Landscape, Religion and Race in Moravian Wachovia (Cultural Heritage Studies). Pp. xx + 276, figs. 54. University Press of Florida, Gainesville 2011. $74.95. ISBN 978-0-8130-3748-6 (cloth).

Fields, Nic. Pompey: Leadership, Strategy, Conflict (Command 23). Pp. 64, figs. 56. Osprey Publishing, Oxford 2012. $17.95. ISBN 978-1-94908-572-4 (paper).

Floryan, Margrethe. “Wer Lebenslust fühlet …”: Bertel Thorvaldsen, Der Bildhauer als Zeichner. Pp. 120, figs. 81. Franz Philipp Rutzen, Ruhpolding 2011. €38. ISBN 978-3-447-06662-4 (paper).

Forsén, Björn, and Esko Tikkala, eds. Thesprotia Expedition II: Environment and Settlement Patterns (Papers and Monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens 16). Pp. iii + 392, figs. 246. Foundation of the Finnish Institute at Athens, Helsinki 2011. €25. ISBN 978-952-67211-2-5 (paper).

Frakes, Robert M. Compiling the Collatio Legum Mosaicarum et Romanarum in Late Antiquity (Oxford Studies in Roman Society and Law). Pp. xiv + 368, tables 4. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2012. $150. ISBN 978-0-19-958940-1 (cloth).

Freed, Joann. Bringing Carthage Home: The Excavations of Nathan Davis, 1856–1859 (University of British Columbia Studies in the Ancient World 2). Pp. 264, figs. 137, color pls. 9. Oxbow Books, Oxford 2011. $96. ISBN 978-1-84217-992-5 (cloth).

Gachet-Bizollon, Jacqueline, ed. Le tell d’Akkaz au Koweït (Travaux de la Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée 57). Pp. 436, figs. 152, b&w pls. 21, color pls. 4, tables 63, plans 8, CD-ROM 1. Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée, Lyon 2011. €46. ISBN 978-2-35668-018-1 (paper).

Gallo, Giovanni, Vincenzo La Rosa, Filippo Stanco, and Davide Tanasi, eds. Radamante al computer: Archeologia e informatica nel mondo minoico. L’esperienza catanese. Atti delle giornate di studio Catania, 11 e 28 novembre 2008. Pp. 146, figs. 44. Università di Catania, Catania 2011. Price not available. ISBN 978-88-905786-0-1 (paper).

Gauß, Walter, Michael Lindblom, R. Angus K. Smith, and James C. Wright, eds. Our Cups Are Full: Pottery and Society in the Aegean Bronze Age. Papers Presented to Jeremy B. Rutter on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday. Pp. xxvii + 392, figs. 197, tables 35. Archaeopress, Oxford 2011. $70. ISBN 978-1-905739-39-4 (paper).

Geagan, Daniel J. Inscriptions: The Dedicatory Monuments (Agora 18). Pp. xxx + 425, figs. 4, b&w pls. 80, table 1. The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Princeton 2011. $150. ISBN 978-0-87661-218-7 (cloth).

Gear, W. Michael, and Kathleen O’Neal Gear. A Searing Wind: Book Three. Pp. 483. Simon & Schuster, New York 2012. $26. ISBN 978-1-4391-5390-1 (cloth).

Gimatzidis, Stefanos. Die Stadt Sindos: Eine Siedlung von der späten Bronze bis zur klassichen Zeit am Thermaischen Golf in Makedonien (Prähistorische Archäologie in Südosteuropa 26). Pp. 531, figs. 108, pls. 145, tables 12. Marie Leidorf, Rahden 2010. €89.90. ISBN 978-3-89646-597-9 (cloth).

Glowacki, Donna M., and Scott Van Keuren, eds. Religious Transformation in the Late Pre-Hispanic Pueblo World (Amerind Studies in Archaeology). Pp. xi + 310, figs. 14, tables 12. University of Arizona Press, Tucson 2011. $60. ISBN 978-0-8165-0398-8 (cloth).

Guillaume, Philippe. Land, Credit and Crisis: Agrarian Finance in the Hebrew Bible (BibleWorld). Pp. x + 293, figs. 3, tables 4. Equinox, Sheffield 2012. $110. ISBN 978-1-84553-927-6 (cloth).

Horn, Frédérique. Ibères, Grecs et Puniques en Extrême-Occident: Les terres cuites de l’espace ibérique du VIII au II siècle av. J.-C. Pp. xi + 388, figs. 62, tables 41, maps 22, CD-ROM 1. Casa de Velázquez, Madrid 2011. €105. ISBN 978-84-96820-64-7 (paper).

Hruby, Zachary X., Geoffrey E. Braswell, and Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos, eds. The Technology of Maya Civilization: Political Economy and Beyond in Lithic Studies (Approaches to Anthropological Archaeology). Pp. xii + 210, figs. 58. Equinox, Sheffield, England 2011. $115. ISBN 978-1-84553-508-7 (cloth).

Icks, Martijn. The Crimes of Elagabalus: The Life and Legacy of Rome’s Decadent Boy Emperor. Pp. xii + 276, figs. 17. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. 2012. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-674-06437-9 (cloth).

Insoll, Timothy, ed. The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Ritual and Religion. Pp. xxvi + 1,108, figs. 149, tables 3. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2011. $150. ISBN 978-0-19-923244-4 (cloth).

Johansson, Karin. The Birds in the Iliad: Identities, Interactions and Functions (Gothenburg Studies in History 2). Pp. 277, b&w pls. 25. University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg 2012. SEK 222. ISBN 978-91-7346-712-4 (paper).

Kalyanaraman, S. Indian Hieroglyphs: Invention of Writing. Pp. 798, b&w pls. 192. Sarasvati Research Center, Charleston, S.C. 2012. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-9828971-2-6 (paper).

Karageorghis, Vassos. Enkomi: The Excavations of Porphyrios Dikaios 1948–1958. Supplementary Catalogue of Finds. Pp. 125, color pls. 386. A.G. Leventis Foundation, Nicosia 2011. €20. ISBN 978-9963-560-94-3 (cloth).

Karouzou, Semnis C. ᾽Αρχαιολογικὰ Θέματα: Εκδιδονται υπο Βασιλειου Χ. Πετρακου. Vol. 1 (Βιβλιοθήκη της εν Αθήναις Αρχαιολογικής Εταιρείας 272). Pp. xii + 406, figs. 70. Archaeological Society at Athens, Athens 2011. Price not available. ISBN 978-960-8145-88-7 (paper).

Karouzou, Semnis C. ᾽Αρχαιολογικὰ Θέματα: Εκδιδονται υπο Βασιλειου Χ. Πετρακου. Vol. 2 (Βιβλιοθήκη της εν Αθήναις Αρχαιολογικής Εταιρείας 273). Pp. xvi + 396, figs. 90. Archaeological Society at Athens, Athens 2011. Price not available. ISBN 978-960-8145-88-7 (paper).

King, Chris, and Duncan Sayer, eds. The Archaeology of Post-Medieval Religion (The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology Monograph 6). Pp. xvi + 288, figs. 66, tables 20. The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, England 2011. $50. ISBN 978-1-84383-693-3 (cloth).

King, Katie. Networked Reenactments: Stories Transdisciplinary Knowledges Tell. Pp. xxii + 362, figs. 19. Duke University Press, Durham, N.C. 2011. $978-0-8223-5072-9 (paper).

Lavan, Luke, and Michael Mulryan, eds. The Archaeology of Late Antique “Paganism” (Late Antique Archaeology 7). Pp. lxv + 642, figs. 60. Brill, Leiden 2011. $255. ISBN 978-90-04-19237-9 (cloth).

Lenski, Noel, ed. The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Constantine. Pp. xx + 471, figs. 75, plans 12. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2012. $39.99. ISBN 978-1-107-60110-9 (paper).

Lolos, Yannis A. Land of Sikyon: Archaeology and History of a Greek City-State (Hesperia Suppl. 39). Pp. xxviii + 635, figs. 411, tables 12, maps 6. The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Princeton 2011. $75. ISBN 978-0-87661-539-3 (cloth).

Lucas, Gavin. Understanding the Archaeological Record. Pp. xiv + 306, b&w figs. 20. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York 2012. $32.99. ISBN 978-0-521-27969-7 (paper).

Mac Sweeney, Naoíse. Community Identity and Archaeology: Dynamic Communities at Aphrodisias and Beycesultan. Pp. x + 266, figs. 22, tables 9. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor 2011. $75. ISBN 978-0-472-11786-4 (cloth).

Metcalf, William E., ed. The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage. Pp. xviii + 688, figs. 920, tables 15. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2012. $150. ISBN 978-0-19-530574-6 (cloth).

Miller, Naomi, Katherine M. Moore, and Kathleen Ryan, eds. Sustainable Lifeways: Cultural Persistence in an Ever-Changing Environment. Pp. x + 329, figs. 70, tables 26. University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia 2011. $65. ISBN 978-1-934536-19-3 (cloth).

Monroe, J. Cameron, and Akinwumi Ogundiran, eds. Power and Landscape in Atlantic West Africa: Archaeological Perspectives. Pp. xx + 390, figs. 68. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2012. $99. ISBN 978-1-107-00939-4 (cloth).

Moore, Tom, and Xose-Lois Armada, eds. Atlantic Europe in the First Millenium BC: Crossing the Divide. Pp. xxvii + 690, figs. 141, tables 14. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2011. $180. ISBN 978-0-19-956795-9 (cloth).

Moormann, Eric M. Divine Interiors: Mural Paintings in Greek and Roman Sanctuaries (Amsterdam Archaeological Studies 16). Pp. vii + 259, figs. 115, color pls. 53. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam 2011. $69.95. ISBN 978-90-8964-261-5 (cloth).

Mulliez, Dominique, and Alexandre Farnoux, eds. Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique Études 134(1). Pp. 382, figs. 193, tables 3. École Français d’Athènes, Athens 2011. €72. ISBN 978-2-86958-242-2 (paper).

Pedley, John Griffiths. The Life and Work of Francis Willey Kelsey: Archaeology, Antiquity and the Arts. Pp. xi + 468, figs. 36. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor 2012. $75. ISBN 978-0-472-11802-1 (cloth).

Pullen, Daniel J. Nemea Valley Archaeological Project. Vol. 1, The Early Bronze Age Village on Tsoungiza Hill. Pp. xl + 1,047, figs. 421, tables 171. The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Princeton 2011. $150. ISBN 978-0-87661-922-3 (cloth).

Randsborg, Klavs, ed. Archaeology: North Atlantic to the Baltic on to the Mediterranean (ActaArch 82). Pp. 317. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford 2011. Price not available. ISSN 0065-101X (paper).

Ray, John D. Texts from the Baboon and Falcon Galleries: Demotic, Hieroglyphic and Greek Inscriptions from the Sacred Animal Necropolis, North Saqqara (Egypt Exploration Society Texts from Excavations 15). Pp. xiv + 374, figs. 172. The Egypt Exploration Society, London 2011. £90. ISBN 978-0-85698-205-7 (paper).

Rice, Prudence. Vintage Moquegua: History, Wine and Archaeology on a Colonial Peruvian Periphery. Pp. xix + 343, figs. 16. University of Texas Press, Austin 2011. $60. ISBN 978-0-292-72862-2 (cloth).

Ritner, Robert K. The Joseph Smith Egyptian Papyri: A Complete Edition. Pp. 246, pls. 28. The Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City, Utah 2011. $80. ISBN 978-1-56085-220-9 (cloth).

Rose, C. Brian, and Gareth Darbyshire, eds. The New Chronology of Iron Age Gordion (Gordion Special Studies 6). Pp. xiii + 181, figs. 107, tables 10. University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia 2011. $69.95. ISBN 978-1-934536-44-5 (cloth).

Ruiz Darasse, Coline, and Eugenio R. Luján, eds. Contacts linguistiques dans l’Occident méditerranéen antique (Collection de la Casa de Velázquez 126). Pp. xii + 312, figs. 34, tables 3, maps 13. Casa de Velázquez, Madrid 2011. €37. ISBN 978-84-96820-61-6 (paper).

Salomon, Frank, and Mercedes Niño-Murcia. The Lettered Mountain: A Peruvian Village’s Way with Writing. Pp. xix + 368, figs. 72, tables 8, map 1. Duke University Press, Durham, N.C. 2012. $25.95. ISBN 978-0-8223-5044-6 (paper).

Seifert, Martina. Dazugehören: Kinder in Kulten und Festen von Oikos und Phratrie. Bildanalysen zu attischen Sozialisationsstufen des 6. bis 4. Jarhunderts v. Chr. Pp. 398, b&w pls. 42. Franz Steiner, Stuttgart 2011. €64. ISBN 978-3-515-09642-3 (paper).

Shepherd, William. Plataea 479 BC: The Most Glorious Victory Ever Seen (Campaign 239). Pp. 96, figs. 84. Osprey Publishing, Oxford 2012. $19.95. ISBN 978-1-84908-554-0 (paper).

Smith, Amy C. Polis and Personification in Classical Athenian Art (Monumenta Graecia et Romana 19). Pp. xlvi + 202, figs. 95. Brill, Leiden 2011. $179. ISBN 978-90-04-19417-5 (cloth).

Soles, Jeffrey S., and Costis Davaras, eds. Mochlos IIC: Period IV. The Mycenaean Settlement and Cemetery. The Human Remains and Other Finds (Prehistory Monographs 32). Pp. xxvi + 243, figs. 98, pls. 39, tables 44. INSTAP Academic Press, Philadelphia 2011. $80. ISBN 978-1-931534-60-4 (cloth).

Sørensen, Mikkel. Technology and Tradition in the Eastern Arctic, 2500 BC–AD 1200: A Dynamic Technological Investigation of Lithic Assemblages from the Palaeo-Eskimo Traditions of Greenland (Monographs of Greenland 350. Man & Society 40). Pp. 418, figs. 294, tables 21. Museum Tusculanum Press, Copenhagen 2012. $89. ISBN 978-87-635-3167-2 (cloth).

Spanu, Marcello. The Theater of Diokaisareia (Diokaisareia in Kilikien: Ergebnisse des Surveys 2001–2006 2). Pp. x + 134, figs. 66, color pls. 4, b&w pls. 54, plans 13. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin 2011. $180. ISBN 978-3-11-022222-7 (cloth).

Stewart, David J. The Sea Their Graves: An Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture (New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology). Pp. xv + 259, figs. 50, table 1. University of Florida Press, Gainesville 2011. $69.95. ISBN 978-0-8130-3734-9 (cloth).

Straus, Lawrence Guy, and Manuel R. González Morales, eds. El Mirón Cave, Cantabrian Spain: The Site and Its Holocene Archaeological Record. Pp. xxviii + 444, figs. 163, color pls. 32, tables 139. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque 2012. $75. ISBN 978-0-8263-5148-7 (cloth).

Strudwick, Nigel, and Helen Strudwick, eds. Old Kingdom, New Perspectives: Egyptian Art and Archaeology 2750–2150 BC. Pp. vii + 320, figs. 224, color pls. 14, tables 12. Oxbow Books, Oxford 2011. $120. ISBN 978-1-84217-430-2 (cloth).

Trimble, Jennifer. Women and Visual Replication in Roman Imperial Art and Culture (Greek Culture in the Roman World). Pp. xi + 486, figs. 71. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2011. $125. ISBN 978-0-521-82514-3 (cloth).

Vasilikou, Dora. Το χρονικό της ανασκαφής των Μυκηνών 1870–1878 (Βιβλιοθήκη της εν Αθήναις Αρχαιολογικής Εταιρείας 274). Pp. 238, figs. 22. The Archaeological Society at Athens, Athens 2011. Price not available. ISBN 978-960-8145-87-0 (paper).

Viegas, Catarina. A ocupação romana do Algarve: Estudo do povoamento e economia do Algarve central e oriental no período romano. Pp. 660. UNIARQ, Lisbon 2011. Price not available. ISBN 978-989-95653-4-0 (paper).

Weik, Terrance M. The Archaeology of Antislavery Resistance (The American Experience in Archaeological Perspective). Pp. xiv + 193, figs. 17, maps 3. University Press of Florida, Gainesville 2011. $69.95. ISBN 978-0-8130-3759-2 (cloth).

Young, Lisa C., and Sarah A. Herr, eds. Southwestern Pithouse Communities, AD 200–900. Pp. xiii + 315, figs. 64, tables 17. University of Arizona Press, Tucson 2012. $55. ISBN 978-0-8165-2973-5 (cloth).

DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1163.BooksReceived