Books Received

July 2013

117.3

Aimers, James John, ed. Ancient Maya Pottery: Classification, Analysis, and Interpretation (Maya Studies). Pp. xv + 293, figs. 60, tables 11. University Press of Florida, Gainesville 2012. $79.95. ISBN 978-0-8130-4236-7 (cloth).

Anderson, Jr., James C. Roman Architecture in Provence. Pp. xv + 291, figs. 157. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013. $99. ISBN 978-0-521-82520-7 (cloth).

Aubet, Maria Eugenia, translated by Mary Turton. Commerce and Colonization in the Ancient Near East. Pp. vii + 414, figs. 75, maps 20. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013. $99. ISBN 978-0-521-51417-0 (cloth).

Ball, Warwick. Sultans of Rome: The Turkish World Expansion (Asia in Europe and the Making of the West 3). Pp. xvi + 184, color pls. 98, maps 8. Olive Branch Press, Northampton, Mass. 2013. $22.95. ISBN 978-1-56656-848-7 (paper).

Balmelle, Catherine, Ariane Bourgeois, Henri Broise, Jean-Pierre Darmon, and Mongi Ennaïfer. Carthage, colline de l’Odéon: Maisons de la rotonde et du cryptoportique (Recherches 1987–2000). Vol. 1, L’architecture et son décor. Vol. 2, Les données de fouilles (CÉFR 457). Pp. xii + 847, figs. 591, tables 96. École Française de Rome, Rome 2012. €480. ISBN 978-2-7283-0881-1 (paper).

Benvenuti, Alberto G., Luigi Coluccia, and Simone Marino, eds. Il santuario delle Divinità orientali e i suoi predecessori (Sibari, Casa Bianca): Scavi 2007, 2009–2012 (ASAtene 89). Pp. ix + 366, figs. 334, pls. 14. Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene, Athens 2012. Price not available. ISBN 978-960-9889-01-0 (paper).

Bolger, Diane, ed. A Companion to Gender Prehistory (Blackwell Companions to Anthropology 21). Pp. xxiii + 642, figs. 39, tables 5. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, England 2013. $195. ISBN 978-0-470-65536-8 (cloth).

Bradley, Richard. The Idea of Order: The Circular Archetype in Prehistoric Europe. Pp. xv + 242, figs. 74. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2012. $110. ISBN 978-0-19-960809-6 (cloth).

Brown, Pat. The Murder of Cleopatra: History’s Greatest Cold Case. Pp. 263, figs. 28. Prometheus Books, Amherst, N.Y. 2013. $20. ISBN 978-1-61614-650-4 (paper).

Buchholz, Hans-Günter. Erkennungs-, Rang- und Würdezeichen (Archaeologia Homerica). Pp. 337, figs. 245. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen 2012. €89.95. ISBN 978-3-525-25443-1 (paper).

Carannante, Alfredo, and Matteo D’Acunto, eds. I profumi nelle società antiche: Produzione, commercio, usi, valori simbolici. Pp. 326, figs. 93. Pandemos, Paestum 2012. €36. ISBN 978-88-87744-51-7 (paper).

Carballo, David M., ed. Cooperation and Collective Action: Archaeological Perspectives. Pp. x + 319, figs. 22, tables 13, maps 6. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2013. $75. ISBN 978-1-60732-197-2 (cloth).

Chankowski, Véronique, and Pavlos Karvonis, eds. Tout vendre, tout acheter: Structures et équipements des marchés antiques. Actes du colloque d’Athènes, 16–19 juin 2009 (Scripta Antiqua 42). Pp. 444, figs. 193. Ausonius, Pessac 2012. €35. ISBN 978-2-86958-239-2 (paper).

Christie, Neil, and Andrea Augenti, eds. Vrbes Extinctae: Archaeologies of Abandoned Classical Towns. Pp. xx + 372, figs. 106. Ashgate Publishing, Burlington, Vt. 2012. $124.95. ISBN 978-0-7546-6562-5 (cloth).

Çilingiroğlu, Altan, and Antonio Sagona, eds. Anatolian Iron Ages 7: The Proceedings of the Seventh Anatolian Iron Ages Colloquium Held at Edirne, 19–24 April 2010 (Ancient Near Eastern Studies Suppl. 39). Pp. x + 332, figs. 228. Peeters, Leuven 2012. €87. ISBN 978-90-429-2562-5 (cloth).

Collins, Rob, and Matthew Symonds, eds. Breaking Down Boundaries: Hadrian’s Wall in the 21st Century (JRA Suppl. 93). Pp. 140, figs. 45. Journal of Roman Archaeology, Portsmouth, R.I. 2013. $62. ISBN 978-1-887829-93-9 (cloth).

Crawford, Harriet. The Sumerian World (Routledge Worlds). Pp. xxiv + 659, figs. 158, tables 15, maps 2. Routledge, New York 2013. $220. ISBN 978-0-415-56967-5 (cloth).

Cruz Berrocal, María, Leonardo García Sanjuán, and Antonio Gilman, eds. The Prehistory of Iberia: Debating Early Social Stratification and the State (Routledge Studies in Archaeology 6). Pp. xv + 423, figs. 31, tables 16. Routledge, New York 2013. $125. ISBN 978-0-415-88592-8 (cloth).

De Backer, Fabrice. L’art du siège néo-assyrien (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East 61). Pp. xxvii + 527, b&w pls. 104. Brill, Leiden 2013. $245. ISBN 978-90-04-24305-7 (cloth).

Donnelly Carney, Elizabeth. Arsinoë of Egypt and Macedon: A Royal Life (Women in Antiquity). Pp. xvii + 215, figs. 12, map 1. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $27.95. ISBN 978-0-19-536551-1 (paper).

Englehardt, Joshua, ed. Agency in Ancient Writing. Pp. xviii + 299, figs. 76, tables 7. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2012. $75. ISBN 978-1-60732-199-6 (cloth).

Eschbach, Norbert. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Germany 92. Göttingen 4: Attisch rotfigurige Keramik. Pp. 159, figs. 41, color pls. 67, Beilagen 30. C.H. Beck, Munich 2012. €98. ISBN 978-3-406-63595-3 (cloth).

Evans, Jean M. The Lives of Sumerian Sculpture: An Archaeology of the Early Dynastic Temple. Pp. xii + 278, figs. 72. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2012. $99. ISBN 978-1-107-01739-9 (cloth).

Friedland, Elise A. The Roman Marble Sculptures from the Sanctuary of Pan at Caesarea Philippi/Panias (Israel) (American Schools of Oriental Research Archaeological Reports 17). Pp. xiii + 186, figs. 95, tables 8. American Schools of Oriental Research, Boston, Mass. 2012. $89.95. ISBN 978-0-8975708-7-9 (cloth).

Fulford, Michael, ed. Silchester and the Study of Romano-British Urbanism (JRA Suppl. 90). Pp. 280, figs. 132. Journal of Roman Archaeology, Portsmouth, R.I. 2012. $99. ISBN 978-1-887829-90-8 (cloth).

Gowland, Rebecca, and Tim Thompson. Human Identity and Identification. Pp. 233, b&w figs. 9, tables 4. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013. $45. ISBN 978-0-521-71366-5 (paper).

Gunneweg, Jan, Annemie Adriaens, and Joris Dik, eds. Holistic Qumran: Trans-Disciplinary Research of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 87). Pp. xviii + 191, figs. 51, color pls. 12, tables 7, maps 3. Brill, Leiden 2010. $127. ISBN 978-90-04-18152-6 (cloth).

Haendel, Alexandra, ed. Old Myths and New Approaches: Interpreting Ancient Religious Sites in Southeast Asia (Monash Asia). Pp. x + 301, figs. 86, color pls. 13, tables 8. Monash University Publishing, Clayton, Australia 2012. $49.95. ISBN 978-1-921867-28-6 (paper).

Hallote, Rachel, Felicity Cobbing, and Jeffrey B. Spurr. The Photographs of the American Palestine Exploration Society (AASOR 66). Pp. xix + 352, figs. 15, b&w pls. 180. American Schools of Oriental Research, Boston, Mass. 2012. $89.95. ISBN 978-0-8975709-8-5 (cloth).

Haspels, Emilie, edited by Dietrich Berndt. I Am the Last of the Travelers: Midas City Excavations and Surveys in the Highlands of Phrygia. 2nd ed. Pp. 196, b&w pls. 91, plan 1, map 1. Archaeology and Art Publications, Istanbul 2012. Price not available. ISBN 978-605-396-029-4 (paper).

Haynes, C. Vance, Jr., and James B. Warnica. Geology, Archaeology and Climate Change in Blackwater Draw, New Mexico: F. Earl Green and the Geoarchaeology of the Clovis Type Site (Contributions in Anthropology 15). Pp. x + 205, figs. 23, tables 6. Eastern New Mexico University, Portales 2012. $25. ISBN 978-0-9881947-0-0 (paper).

Herring, Judith. Margins and Metropolis: Authority Across the Byzantine Empire. Pp. xi + 365, figs. 32, table 1. Princeton University Press, Princeton 2013. $39.50. ISBN 978-0-691-15301-8 (cloth).

Kalyanaraman, S. Sagan Finds Sarasvati: An Illustrated Novel. Pp. 170, figs. 79. Sarasvati Research Centre, Herndon, Va. 2013. $12.95. ISBN 978-0-9828971-7-1 (paper).

Karvonis, Pavlos, and Maria Mikedaki. Tabula Imperii Romani, J 35: Smyrna I, Aegean Islands. Pp. 252, maps 44. Academy of Athens, Athens 2012. €70. ISBN 978-960-404-226-5 (paper).

Knauß, Florian S., ed. Die Unsterblichen: Götter Griechenlands. Pp. 600, figs. 850. Kunstverlag Josef Fink, Lindenberg im Allgäu 2012. €25. ISBN 978-3-89870-767-1 (paper).

Kristensen, T.M., and B. Poulsen, eds. Ateliers and Artisans in Roman Art and Archaeology (JRA Suppl. 92). Pp. 197, figs. 145. Journal of Roman Archaeology, Portsmouth, R.I. 2012. $99. ISBN 978-1-887829-92-5 (cloth).

Laurence, Ray, and David J. Newsome, eds. Rome, Ostia, Pompeii: Movement and Space. Pp. xix + 444, figs. 77, tables 13. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2011. $150. ISBN 978-0-19-958312-5 (cloth).

Lutz, Maija M. Hunters, Carvers, & Collectors: The Chauncey C. Nash Collection of Inuit Art. Pp. xx + 128, figs. 87. Peabody Museum Press, Cambridge, Mass. 2012. $21.95. ISBN 978-0-87365-407-4 (paper).

MacDonald, Burton, Larry G. Herr, D. Scott Quaintance, Geoffrey A. Clark, and Michael C.A. Macdonald. The Ayl to Ras an-Naqab Archaeological Survey, Southern Jordan (2005–2007) (American Schools of Oriental Research Archaeological Reports 16). Pp. xvi + 534, figs. 74, tables 24, CD-ROM 1. American Schools of Oriental Research, Boston, Mass. 2012. $149.95. ISBN 978-0-89757-085-5 (cloth).

Madigan, Brian. The Ceremonial Sculptures of the Roman Gods (Monumenta Graeca et Romana 20). Pp. xxviii + 120, figs. 58. Brill, Leiden 2013. $153. ISBN 978-90-04-22723-1 (cloth).

Mander, Jason. Portraits of Children on Roman Funerary Monuments. Pp. xvi + 397, figs. 131, tables 17. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013. $130. ISBN 978-1-107-00102-2 (cloth).

Martin, Mario A.S. Egyptian-Type Pottery in the Late Bronze Age Southern Levant (Denkschriften der Gesamtakademie 69, Contributions to the Chronology of the Eastern Mediterranean 29). Pp. 440, figs. 121, b&w pls. 68, tables 117. Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna 2011. €138. ISBN 978-3-7001-7136-2 (paper).

Mol, Eva. Hidden Complexities of the Frankish Castle: Social Aspects of Space in the Configurational Architecture of Frankish Castles in the Holy Land, 1099–1291 (Archaeological Studies Leiden University 25). Pp. 219, figs. 90, tables 26. Leiden University Press, Leiden 2012. $55. ISBN 978-90-8964-406-0 (paper).

Nehmé, Laïla. Atlas archéologique et épigraphique de Pétra. Vol. 1, De Bāb as-sīq au Wādī al-Farasah (Épigraphique et archéologie 1). Pp. 266, pls. 51, maps 4. Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, Paris 2012. €50. ISBN 978-2-87754-286-9 (cloth).

Nenna, Marie-Dominique, ed. L’enfant et la mort dans l’Antiquité II: Types de tombes et traitement du corps des enfants dans l’antiquité gréco-romaine (Études Alexandrines 26). Pp. 611, figs. 361, tables 14. Centre d’Études Alexandrines, Alexandria 2012. Price not available. ISBN 978-2-11-128615-3 (cloth).

Nigst, Philip R. The Early Upper Palaeolithic of the Middle Danube Region (Studies in Human Evolution). Pp. 379, figs. 170, tables 242. Leiden University Press, Leiden 2012. $65. ISBN 978-90-8728-159-5 (paper).

Papapostolou, I.A. Early Thermos: New Excavations 1992–2003 (Βιβλιοθήκη της εν Αθήναις Αρχαιολογικής Εταιρείας 277). Pp. 248, figs. 52, pls. 88. The Archaeological Society at Athens, Athens 2012. €65. ISBN 978-960-8145-93-1 (paper).

Patera, Ioanna. Offrir en Grèce ancienne: Gestes et contextes (Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge 41). Pp. 292, figs. 22. Franz Steiner, Stuttgart 2012. €57. ISBN 978-3-515-10188-2 (paper).

Pavúk, Peter, and Barbara Horejs. Mittel- und Spätbronzezeitliche Keramik Griechenlands (DenkschrWien 439, Veröffentlichungen der Mykenischen Kommission 31, Sammlung Fritz Schachermeyr 3). Pp. 201, figs. 37, color pls. 22, tables 20, maps 7. Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna 2012. €59. ISBN 978-3-7001-7086-0 (paper).

Peltenburg, Edgar, ed. Associated Regional Chronologies for the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean: Cyprus. Pp. x + 375, figs. 95, b&w pls. 42, tables 34. Brepols, Turnhout 2013. €100. ISBN 978-2-503-53498-5 (paper).

Pollini, John. From Republic to Empire: Rhetoric, Religion, and Power in the Visual Culture of Ancient Rome. Pp. xxiv + 550, figs. 274, color pls. 41. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Okla. 2012. $60. ISBN 978-0-8061-4258-6 (cloth).

Price, T. Douglas. Europe Before Rome: A Site-by-Site Tour of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages. Pp. xv + 408, figs. 200. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $45. ISBN 978-0-16-991470-8 (cloth).

Ralph, Sarah, ed. The Archaeology of Violence: Interdisciplinary Approaches (The Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology Proceedings 2). Pp. xiii + 292, figs. 65, tables 11. State University of New York Press, Albany 2013. $95. ISBN 978-1-4384-4441-3 (cloth).

Rathje, William L., Michael Shanks, and Christopher Witmore, eds. Archaeology in the Making: Conversations Through a Discipline. Pp. xii + 432, figs. 2. Routledge, London and New York 2013. $200. ISBN 978-0-415-63480-9 (cloth).

Ratté, Christopher, and Peter D. De Staebler, eds. The Aphrodisias Regional Survey (Aphrodisias 5). Pp. xii + 434, figs. 358, maps 2. Philipp von Zabern, Darmstadt 2012. €89.90. ISBN 978-3-8053-4560-6 (cloth).

Roymans, Nico, and Ton Derks, eds. Villa Landscapes in the Roman North: Economy, Culture, and Lifestyles (Amsterdam Archaeological Studies 17). Pp. x + 332, figs. 130, tables 2. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam 2011. $75. ISBN 978-90-8964-348-3 (cloth).

Roymans, Nico, Guido Creemers, and Simone Scheers, eds. Late Iron Age Gold Hoards from the Low Countries and the Caesarian Conquest of Northern Gaul (Amsterdam Archaeological Studies 18, Atuatuca 3). Pp. viii + 239, figs. 72, color pls. 53. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam 2013. $70. ISBN 978-90-8964-349-0 (cloth).

Saripanidi, Vassiliki. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Greece 13. Thessaloniki: Aristotle University, Cast Museum. Pp. 89, figs. 27, b&w pls. 51. Research Centre for Antiquity of the Academy of Athens, Athens 2012. €60. ISBN 978-860-404-244-9 (cloth).

Sauvage, Caroline. Routes maritimes et systèmes d’échanges internationaux au Bronze récent en Méditerranée orientale (Travaux de la Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée 61). Pp. 374, figs. 86, maps 7. Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée, Lyon 2012. €44. ISBN 978-2-35668-028-0 (paper).

Schrüfer-Kolb, Irene, ed. More Than Just Numbers? The Role of Science in Roman Archaeology (JRA Suppl. 91). Pp. 191, figs. 67. Journal of Roman Archaeology, Portsmouth, R.I. 2012. $89. ISBN 978-1-887829-91-5 (cloth).

Shafer-Elliott, Cynthia. Food in Ancient Judah: Domestic Cooking in the Time of the Hebrew Bible (BibleWorld). Pp. xiii + 239, figs. 10. Equinox, Sheffield 2013. $99.95. ISBN 978-1-908049-73-5 (cloth).

Shugar, Aaron, N., and Scott E. Simmons, eds. Archaeometallurgy in Mesoamerica: Current Approaches and New Perspectives. Pp. xv + 258, figs. 74, figs. 15. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2013. $70. ISBN 978-1-60732-200-9 (cloth).

Steel, Louise. Materiality and Consumption in the Bronze Age Mediterranean (Routledge Studies in Archaeology 7). Pp. xviii + 263, figs. 52, tables 10. Routledge, New York 2013. $125. ISBN 978-0-415-53734-6 (cloth).

Strocka, Volker Michael, Simon Hoffmann, and Gerhard Hiesel. Die Bibliothek von Nysa am Mäander (Forschungen in Nysa am Mäander 2). Pp. v + 238, figs. 65, b&w pls. 102, plans 19. Philipp von Zabern, Darmstadt 2012. €89.90. ISBN 978-3-8053-4588-0 (cloth).

Tsochos, Charalampos. Die Religion in der römischen Provinz Makedonien (Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge 40). Pp. 278, figs. 58. Franz Steiner, Stuttgart 2012. €56. ISBN 978-3-515-09448-1 (paper).

Walsh, Michael J.K., Peter W. Edbury, and Nicholas S.H. Coureas, eds. Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta: Studies in Architecture, Art and History. Pp. xxx + 341, figs. 82, color pls. 23, tables 4. Ashgate Publishing, Burlington, Vt. 2012. $119.95. ISBN 978-1-4094-3557-0 (cloth).

Wayland Barber, Elizabeth. The Dancing Goddesses: Folklore, Archaeology, and the Origins of European Dance. Pp. xiii + 429, figs. 133, maps 5. W.W. Norton, New York 2013. $35. ISBN 978-0-393-06539-7 (cloth).

Wernke, Steven A. Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes Under Inka and Spanish Colonialism. Pp. xix + 371, figs. 120, tables 20. University Press of Florida, Gainesville 2013. $79.95. ISBN 978-0-8130-4249-7 (cloth).

Wiggen, Maria. Die Laokoon-Gruppe: Archäologische Rekonstruktionen und künstlerische Ergänzungen (Stendaler Winckelmann-Forschungen 9). Pp. 322, b&w pls. 154, Beilagen 3. Franz Philipp Rutzen, Ruhpolding 2011. €58. ISBN 978-3-447-06463-7 (cloth).

Worthington, Ian. Demosthenes of Athens and the Fall of Classical Greece. Pp. xxviii + 382, figs. 15, maps 4. Oxford University Press, New York 2012. $35. ISBN 978-0-19-993195-8 (cloth).

 

Books Received July 2013

American Journal of Archaeology Volume 117, Number 3 (July 2013)

Published online at http://www.ajaonline.org/books-received/1544

DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1173.BooksReceived