Books Received

October 2013

117.4

Adams, John M. The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Davis’s Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings. Pp. xiv + 345, figs. 12. St. Martin’s Press, New York 2013. $26.99. ISBN 978-1-250-02669-5 (paper).

Alberti, Maria Emanuela, and Serena Sabatini, eds. Exchange Networks and Local Transformations: Interaction and Local Change in Europe and the Mediterranean from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age. Pp. xi + 179, figs. 71. Oxbow Books, Oxford 2013. $76. ISBN 978-1-84217-485-2 (paper).

Aldrete, Gregory S., Scott Bartell, and Alicia Aldrete. Reconstructing Ancient Linen Body Armor: Unraveling the Linothorax Mystery. Pp. viii + 279, figs. 36, color pls. 8, tables 18. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore 2013. $29.95. ISBN 978-1-4214-0819-4 (cloth).

Anguissola, Anna, ed. Privata Luxuria: Towards an Archaeology of Intimacy. Pompeii and Beyond. International Workshop Center for Advanced Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (24–25 March 2011) (Münchner Studien zur Alten Welt 8). Pp. 239, figs. 75, tables 6. Herbert Utz Verlag, Munich 2012. €59. ISBN 978-3-8316-4101-7 (cloth).

Banks, Elizabeth C. Lerna, A Preclassical Site in the Argolid: Results of Excavations Conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Vol. 6, The Settlement and Architecture of Lerna IV. Pp. xx + 484, figs. 117, tables 19, plans 47. The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Princeton 2013. $150. ISBN 978-0-87661-306-1 (cloth).

Bayman, James M., and Thomas S. Dye. Hawaii’s Past in a World of Pacific Islands (SAA Contemporary Perspectives). Pp. vi + 164, figs. 29, tables 5. The Society for American Archaeology Press, Washington, D.C. 2013. $24.95. ISBN 978-0-932839-54-1 (paper).

Beaumont, Lesley A. Childhood in Ancient Athens: Iconography and Social History (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies). Pp. xvi + 303, figs. 111. Routledge, New York 2012. $130. ISBN 978-0-415-24874-7 (cloth).

Besom, Thomas. Inka Human Sacrifice and Mountain Worship: Strategies for Empire Unification. Pp. xviii + 309, figs. 91, tables 2, maps 4. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque 2013. $65. ISBN 978-0-8263-5307-8 (cloth).

Bowersock, G.W. The Throne of Adulis: Red Sea Wars on the Eve of Islam (Emblems of Antiquity). Pp. xxii + 181, figs. 8, maps 2. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $24.95. ISBN 978-0-19-973932-5 (cloth).

Buscemi, Francesca. Architettura e romanizzazione nella Sicilia di età imperiale: Gli edifici per spettacoli. Pp. xi + 433, figs. 130. Officina di Studi Medievali, Palermo 2012. €40. ISBN 978-88-6485-065-8 (paper).

Caprino, Patricia, Fabrizio Ghio, and Michele Andrea Sasso. Il Complesso di S. Maria del Tempio Lecce (Scavi 2011–2012) (Università del Salento Dipartimento di Beni Culturai Collana del Dipartimento 20). Pp. 271, figs. 305, tables 14. Congedo Editore, Lecce 2013. €50. ISBN 978-8867660216 (paper).

Cartledge, Paul. After Thermopylae: The Oath of Plataea and the End of the Graeco-Persian Wars (Emblems of Antiquity). Pp. xxx + 203, figs. 9, maps 4. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $24.95. ISBN 978-0-19-974732-0 (cloth).

Cowan, Ross. Roman Legionary: AD 69–161 (Warrior 166). Pp. 64, figs. 54. Osprey Publishing, Oxford 2013. $18.95. ISBN 978-1-78096-587-1 (paper).

Crouwel, Joost H. Chariots and Other Wheeled Vehicles in Italy Before the Roman Empire. Pp. xxii + 234, figs. 8, b&w pls. 171. Oxbow Books, Oxford 2012. $80. ISBN 978-1-84217-467-8 (cloth).

Crowley, Janice L. The Iconography of Aegean Seals (Aegaeum 34). Pp. xvii + 408, figs. 148. Peeters, Leuven 2013. €95. ISBN 978-90-429-2917-3 (cloth).

Denti, Mario, and Marie Tuffreau-Libre, eds. La céramique dans les contextes rituels: Fouiller et comprendre les gestes des anciens (Collections Archéologie et Culture). Pp. 238, figs. 140, color pls. 36. Presses Universitaires de Rennes, Rennes 2013. €24. ISBN 978-2-7535-2105-6 (paper).

Duthoy, Françoise. Sculpteurs et commanditaires au IIe siècle après J.-C.: Rome et Tivoli (CÉFR 465). Pp. 198, b&w pls. 82. École Française de Rome, Rome 2012. €68. ISBN 978-2-7283-0928-3 (paper).

Edwards, Phillip C., ed. Wadi Hammeh 27, an Early Natufian Settlement at Pella in Jordan (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East 59). Pp. xxvi + 410, figs. 331, tables 87. Brill, Leiden 2013. $228. ISBN 978-90-04-23609-7 (cloth).

Faiers, Jane. Late Roman Glassware and Pottery from Amarna and Related Studies (Egypt Exploration Society Excavation Memoir 102). Pp. 267, figs. 153, tables 37. Egypt Exploration Society, London 2013. £65. ISBN 978-0-85698-212-5 (paper).

Ferrara, Silvia. Cypro-Minoan Inscriptions. Vol. 1, Analysis. Pp. xiv + 326, figs. 41, charts 13, tables 26. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2012. $125. ISBN 978-0-19-960757-0 (cloth).

Finkel, Irving, ed. The Cyrus Cylinder: The King of Persia’s Proclamation from Ancient Babylon. Pp. xi + 144, figs. 56. I.B. Tauris, London 2013. $35. ISBN 978-1-78076-063-6 (cloth).

Fox, Margalit. The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code. Pp. xxi + 362, figs. 32. Harper Collins, New York. $27.99. ISBN 978-0-06-222883-3 (cloth).

French, Peter. The Anubieion at Saqqâra. Vol. 3, Pottery from the Archaic to the Third Intermediate Period (Egypt Exploration Society Excavation Memoir 103). Pp. 467, figs. 98. Egypt Exploration Society, London 2013. £70. ISBN 978-0-85698214-9 (paper).

Fujii, Takashi. Imperial Cult and Imperial Representation in Roman Cyprus (Alte Geschichte, Heidelberger althistorische Beiträge und epigraphische Studien 53). Pp. 248, figs. tables 2, map 1. Franz Steiner, Stuttgart 2013. €44. ISBN 978-3-515-10257-5 (paper).

Giddy, Lisa. The Survey of Memphis. Vol. 6, Kob Rabi’a: The Late Middle Kingdom (Levels VI–VIII) (Egypt Exploration Society Excavation Memoir 94). Pp. viii + 207, figs. 41, b&w pls. 32, color pls. 8, Beilagen 5. Egypt Exploration Society, London 2012. £65. ISBN 978-0-85698-198-2 (paper).

Giesen, Myra, ed. Curating Human Remains: Caring for the Dead in the United Kingdom (Heritage Matters 11). Pp. xii + 197, figs. 22, tables 2. The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, England 2013. $99. ISBN 978-1-84383-806-7 (cloth).

Giraud, Jessica, and Guillaume Gernez, eds. Aux marges de l’archéologie: Hommage à Serge Cleuziou (Travaux de la Maison René-Ginouvés 16). Pp. 490, figs. 200. De Boccard, Paris 2012. €42. ISBN 978-2-7018-0319-7 (paper).

Gowland, Rebecca, and Tim Thompson. Human Identity and Identification. Pp. x + 225, figs. 9, tables 4. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013. $45. ISBN 978-0-521-71366-5 (paper).

Hansen, Inge Lyse, Richard Hodges, and Sarah Leppard, eds. Butrint 4: The Archaeology and Histories of an Ionian Town (Butrint Archaeological Monographs 4). Pp. xii + 330, figs. 375. Oxbow Books, Oakville, Conn. 2013. $90. ISBN 978-1-84217-462-3 (cloth).

Harmanşah, Ömür. Cities and the Shaping of Memory in the Ancient Near East. Pp. xx + 351, figs. 60, tables 4. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013. $99. ISBN 978-1-107-02794-7 (cloth).

Hoepfner, Wolfram. Halikarnassos und das Maussolleion: Die modernste Stadtanlage und der als Weltwunder gefeierte Grabtempel des karischen Königs Maussollos. Pp. 144, figs. 77. Philipp von Zabern, Darmstadt 2013. €29.99. ISBN 978-3-8053-4609-2 (cloth).

Iakovidis, Spiros, ed. Ανασκαφές Μυκηνών ΙΙΙ: Η νοτιοδυτική συνοικία (Βιβλιοθήκη της εν Αθήναις Αρχαιολογικής Εταιρείας 278). Pp. x + 597, figs. 290, b&w pls. 105, color pls. 2, plans 9. Archaeological Society of Athens, Athens 2013. Price not available. ISBN 978-960-8145-94-8 (paper).

Knapp, Bernard A. The Archaeology of Cyprus: From Earliest Prehistory Through the Bronze Age (Cambridge World Archaeology). Pp. xx + 640, figs. 138, tables 3. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013. $38.99. ISBN 978-0-521-72347-3 (paper).

Knoppers, Gary N. Jews and Samaritans: The Origins and History of Their Early Relations. Pp. xi + 326, tables 4. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $55. ISBN 978-0-19-532954-4 (cloth).

Laurence, Ray. Roman Archaeology for Historians (Approaching the Ancient World). Pp. xiv + 192, figs. 40. Routledge, New York 2012. $35.95. ISBN 978-0-415-50592-5 (paper).

Manders, Erika. Coining Images of Power: Patterns in the Representation of Roman Emperors on Imperial Coinage, A.D. 193–284 (Impact of Empire 15). Pp. xvii + 363, figs. 90, tables 10. Brill, Leiden 2012. $163. ISBN 978-90-04-18970-6 (cloth).

McCarthy, Mike. The Romano-British Peasant: Towards a Study of People, Landscapes, and Work During the Roman Occupation of Britain. Pp. xii + 164, figs. 40, tables 9. Windgather Press, Oxford 2013. $60. ISBN 978-1-905119-47-9 (paper).

McKenzie-Clark, Jaye. Vesuvian Sigillata at Pompeii (Archaeological Monographs of the British School at Rome 20). Pp. xi + 162, figs. 32, color pls. 4, tables 29, CD-ROM 1. The British School at Rome, London 2012. £19.95. ISBN 978-0-904152-62-3 (paper).

Mistopoulos-Leon, Veronika. Das Heiligtum der Artemis Hemera in Lousoi: Kleinfunde aus den Grabungen 1986–2000 (Sonderschriften 47). Pp. 224, b&w pls. 53. Österreichisches Archäologisches Institut, Vienna 2012. €89. ISBN 978-3-900305-61-1 (paper).

Mitchell, Mark D. Crafting History in the Northern Plains: A Political Economy of the Heart River Region, 1400–1750. Pp. xv + 269, figs. 51, tables 27. University of Arizona Press, Tucson 2013. $60. ISBN 978-0-8165-2129-6 (cloth).

Ogden, Daniel. Dragons, Serpents, and Slayers in the Classical and Early Christian Worlds: A Sourcebook. Pp. xxiii + 319, figs. 29. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-19-992511-7 (paper).

Paleothodoros, Dimitris, ed. The Contexts of Painted Pottery in the Ancient Mediterranean World (Seventh–Fourth Centuries BCE) (BAR-IS 2364). Pp. iv + 116, figs. 65, tables 7. Archaeopress, Oxford 2012. £26. ISBN 978-1-4073-0951-4 (paper).

Papadopoulos, John K., and Gary Urton, eds. The Construction of Value in the Ancient World (Cotsen Advanced Seminar Series). Pp. xxviii + 612, figs. 115, color pls. 58, tables 11. The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, Los Angeles 2012. $65. ISBN 978-1-9317-45-90-1 (cloth).

Peltenburg, Edgar, ed. Cyprus (Associated Regional Chronologies for the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean 2). Pp. x + 375, figs. 95, b&w pls. 42, tables 35. Brepols, Turnhout 2013. €100. ISBN 978-2-503-53498-5 (paper).

Pickering, Travis Rayne. Rough and Tumble: Aggression, Hunting, and Human Evolution. Pp. xiii + 208, figs. 12, table 1. University of California Press, Berkeley 2013. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-520-27400-6 (cloth).

Piesker, Katja, and Joachim Ganzert. Das Theater von Patara: Ergebnisse der Untersuchungen 2004 bis 2008 (Patara 2[2]). Pp. xxx + 308, figs. 232, b&w pls. 45, color pls. 3, Beilagen 13. Ege Yayinlari, Istanbul 2012. $263. ISBN 978-605-5607-98-2 (cloth).

Prott, Lyndel V., Ruth Redmond-Cooper, and Stephen Urice, eds. Realizing Cultural Heritage Law: Festschrift for Patrick O’Keefe. Pp. xxiv + 202, figs. 30. Institute of Art and Law, Builth Wells, Wales 2013. $45. ISBN 978-1-9037987-30-8 (paper).

Sachet, Isabelle, and Christian Julien Robin, eds. Dieux et déesses d’Arabie: Images et représentations. Actes de la table ronde tenue au Collège de France (Paris) les 1 et 2 octobre 2007 (Orient et Méditerranée 7). Pp. 474, figs. 173. De Boccard, Paris 2012. €45. ISBN 978-2-7018-0306-7 (paper).

Sanidas, Giorgos M. La production artisanale en Grèce: Une approche spatiale et topographique à partir des exemples de l’Attique et du Péloponnèse du VIIe au Ier siècle avant J.-C. (Collection Archéologie et Histoire de l’Art 33). Pp. 304, figs. 75, color pls. 11. Éditions du Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques, Paris 2013. €75. ISBN. 978-2-7355-0795-5 (paper).

Scheidel, Walter, ed. The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Economy. Pp. xiii + 443, figs. 6. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2012. $39.99. ISBN 978-0-521-8-72688-7 (paper).

Schmidt, Armin. Earth Resistance for Archaeologists (Geophysical Methods for Archaeology). Pp. xxi + 195, figs. 100, tables 7. AltaMira, Lanham, Md. 2013. $68. ISBN 978-0-7591-1204-9 (cloth).

Schneider, Thomas, and Peter Raulwing, eds. Egyptology from the First World War to the Third Reich: Ideology, Scholarship, and Individual Biographies. Pp. vii + 296, figs. 13. Brill, Leiden 2013. €35. ISBN 978-90-04-24329-3 (paper).

Schrift, Melissa. Becoming Melungeon: Making an Ethnic Identity in the Appalachian South. Pp. x + 222. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln 2013. $35. ISBN 978-0-8032-7154-8 (cloth).

Serbeti, Eleftheria. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Greece 12. Athens 6: National Museum. Attic Black-Figure and Six’s Technique Lekythoi. Pp. 144, figs. 35, b&w pls. 83. Research Center for Antiquity of the Academy of Athens, Athens 2012. Price not available. ISBN 978-960-404-243-2 (cloth).

Shea, John J. Stone Tools in the Paleolithic and Neolithic Near East: A Guide. Pp. xvii + 408, figs. 101, tables 54. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013. $99. ISBN 978-0-107-00698-0 (cloth).

Shugar, Aaron N., and Jennifer L. Mass, eds. Handheld XRF for Art and Archaeology (Studies in Archaeological Sciences 3). Pp. 473, figs. 143, tables 47. Leuven University Press, Leuven 2012. $89.50. ISBN 978-90-5867-907-9 (cloth).

Skemer, Don C. Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Princeton University Library. 2 vols. Vol. 1. Pp. xxv + 483, color pls. 88; vol. 2. Pp. xix + 558, color pls. 40. Princeton University Press, Princeton 2013. $250. ISBN 978-0-691-15750-4 (cloth).

Smith, Mike. The Archaeology of Australia’s Deserts (Cambridge World Archaeology). Pp. xxv + 406, figs. 91, tables 46. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013. $32.99. ISBN 978-0-521-40745-9 (cloth).

Staller, John E., and Brian Stross. Lightning in the Andes and Mesoamerica: Pre-Columbian, Colonial and Contemporary Perspectives. Pp. ix + 259, figs. 57. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $74. ISBN 978-0-19-996775-9 (cloth).

Staniforth, Sarah, ed. Historical Perspectives on Preventive Conservation (Readings in Conservation). Pp. xx + 426, figs. 22. The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles 2013. $70. ISBN 978-1-60606-142-8 (paper).

Steele, Philippa M. Syllabic Writing on Cyprus and Its Context (Cambridge Classical Studies). Pp. xviii + 191, figs. 13, tables 8. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013. $95. ISBN 978-1-107-02671-1 (cloth).

Sullivan, Sharon, and Richard Mackay, eds. Archaeological Sites: Conservation and Management (Readings in Conservation). Pp. xxi + 786, figs. 49. The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles 2012. $70. ISBN 978-1-60606-124-4 (paper).

Thomasen, Hanne, Annette Rathje, and Kristine Bøggild Johannsen, eds. Vessels and Variety: New Aspects of Ancient Pottery (Acta Hyperborea 13). Pp. xii + 320, figs. 99, b&w pls. 6, tables 3. Museum Tusculanum Press, Copenhagen 2013. €40. ISBN 978-87-635-3751-3 (paper).

Verdan, Samuel. Le Sanctuaire d’Apollon Daphnéphoros à l’époque géométrique. 2 vols. Vol. 1, Texte (Eretria 22[1]). Pp. 286, tables 4; vol. 2, Catalogue, tableaux et planches (Eretria 22[2]). Pp. 182, b&w pls. 129, tables 7, plan 1. École Suisse d’Archéologie en Grèce, Lausanne 2013. €100. ISBN 978-2-88474-411-9 (paper).

Von Mangoldt, Hans. Makedonische Grabarchitektur: Die Makedonischen Kammergräber und ihre Vorläufer. 2 vols. Vol. 1, Text. Pp. x + 441; vol. 2, Tafeln und Karten. Pp. 261, b&w pls. 146, maps 8. Ernst Wasmuth, Berlin 2012. €110. ISBN 978-3-8030-1064-3 (cloth).

Wilburn, Andrew T. Materia Magica: The Archaeology of Magic in Roman Egypt, Cyprus, and Spain (New Texts from Ancient Cultures). Pp. xvi + 342, b&w pls. 25. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor 2012. $80. ISBN 978-0-472-11779-6 (cloth).

Winckelmann, Johann Joachim, Adolf H. Borbein, and Max Kunze, eds. Statuenbeschreibungen Materialien zur “Geschichte der Kunst des Alterthums” Rezensionen (Johann Joachim Winckelmann Schriften und Nachlaß 4–5). Pp. xx + 488, figs. 27. Philipp von Zabern, Darmstadt 2012. €92. ISBN 978-3-8053-4569-9 (cloth).

Zanker, Paul, and Björn C. Ewald. Julia Slater, trans. Living with Myths: The Imagery of Roman Sarcophagi (Oxford Studies in Ancient Culture and Representation). Pp. xi + 428, figs. 290. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2012. $299. ISBN 978-0-19-922869-0 (cloth).

Zimmerman-Elseify, Nina. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Germany 93. Berlin 13: Attisch rotfigurige Lekythen. Pp. 83, figs. 5, color pls. 63, Beilagen 17. C.H. Beck, Munich 2013. €98. ISBN 978-3-406-64873-1 (cloth).

Books Received

American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 117, No. 4 (October 2013)

Published online at www.ajaonline.org/books-received/1651

DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1174.BooksReceived