Books Received

April 2014

118.2

Adams, William. Qasr Ibrim: The Ballaña Phase (Egypt Exploration Society Excavation Memoir 104). Pp. 304, figs. 59, b&w pls. 71, tables 5. Egypt Exploration Society, London 2013. €70. ISBN 978-0-85698-216-3 (paper). 

Angiolillo, Simonetta, Marco Giuman, and Chiara Pilo, eds. Meixis: Dinamiche di stratificazione culturale nella periferia greca e romana. Atti del convegno internazionale di studi "Il sacro e il profano," Cagliari, Cittadella dei musei, 5–7 maggio 2011 (Archaeologica 169). Pp. vii + 236, figs. 24, b&w pls. 55, color pls. 8, tables 2. Giorgio Bretschneider, Rome 2012. €130. ISBN 978-88-7689-270-7 (paper). 

Baldoni, Daniela, Fede Berti, and Marco Giuman, eds. Iasos e il suo territorio: Atti del convegno internazionale per i cinquanta anni della Missione archeologica italiana, Istanbul, 26–28 febbraio 2011 (Missione archeologica italiana di Iasos 5, Archaeologica 170). Pp. xiv + 263, figs. 135, b&w pls. 84. Giorgio Bretschneider, Rome 2013. €180. ISBN 978-88-7689-275-2 (paper). 

Barbanera, Marcello. The Envy of Daedalus: Essay on the Artist as Murderer (Morphomata Lectures Cologne 4). Pp. 60, figs. 10, color pls. 6. Wilhelm Fink, Munich 2013. €14.90. ISBN 978-3-7705-5604-5 (paper). 

Barbet, Alix. Peintures romaines de Tunisie. Pp. 336, figs. 466. Éditions Picard, Paris 2013. €79. ISBN 978-2-7084-0944-6 (cloth). 

Beisaw, April M. Identifying and Interpreting Animal Bones: A Manual. Pp. x + 179, figs. 77, tables 8. Texas A&M University Press, College Station 2013. $35. ISBN 978-1-62349-026-3 (paper). 

Bennett, Michael. Praxiteles: The Cleveland Apollo (Cleveland Masterwork Series 2). Pp. x + 110, figs. 62. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland 2013. $24.95. ISBN 978-1-907804-38-0 (paper). 

Bintley, Michael D.J., and Michael G. Shapland, eds. Trees and Timber in the Anglo-Saxon World (Medieval History and Archaeology). Pp. x + 258, figs. 36, table 1. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $125. ISBN 978-0-19-968079-5 (cloth). 

Blasi, Massimo. Strategie funerarie: Onori funebri pubblici e lotta politica nella Roma medio e tardorepubblicana, 230–27 a.C. (Studi e Ricerche 1, Studi umanistici Serie Antichistica 1). Pp. xii + 334. Sapienza Università Editrice, Rome 2012. €22. ISBN 978-88-95814-77-3 (paper). 

Bleiberg, Edward, Yekaterina Barbash, and Lisa Bruno. Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt. Pp. 151, figs. 125. D. Giles Ltd., London 2013. $40. ISBN 978-1-907804-27-4 (cloth). 

Boislève, Julien, Alexandra Dardenay, and Florence Monier, eds. Peinture murales et stucs d'époque romaine: De la fouille au musée. Actes des 24ème et 25ème colloques de l'AFPMA, Narbonne, 12 et 13 novembre 2010 et Paris, 25 et 26 novembre 2011 (Pictor 1). Pp. 492, figs. 363, table 1. Ausonius Éditions, Bordeaux 2013. €45. ISBN 978-2-35613-089-1 (paper). 

Bokern, Annabel, Marion Bolder-Boos, Stefan Krmnicek, Dominik Maschek, and Sven Page, eds. TRAC 2012: Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference, Frankfurt 2012. Pp. xii + 200, figs. 54, tables 16. Oxbow Books, Oxford 2013. $70. ISBN 978-1-78297-197-9 (paper). 

Bonde, Sheila, and Stephen Houston, eds. Re-presenting the Past: Archaeology Through Text and Image (Joukowsky Institute Publication 2). Pp. xvi + 215, figs. 58. Oxbow Books, Oxford 2013. $40. ISBN 978-1-78297-231-0 (paper). 

Branscome, David. Textual Rivals: Self-Presentation in Herodotus' Histories. Pp. 262. The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor 2013. $70. ISBN 978-0-482-11894-6 (cloth). 

Broodbank, Cyprian. The Making of the Middle Sea: A History of the Mediterranean from the Beginning to the Emergence of the Classical World. Pp. 672, figs. 338, color pls. 49. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $49.95. ISBN 978-0-16-999978-1 (cloth). 

Calderone, Anna, ed. Cultura e religione delle acque: Atti del convegno interdisciplinare "Qui fresca l'acqua mormora . . ." (S. Quasimodo, Sapph. fr. 2,5) Messina 29–30 marzo 2011) (Archaeologica 167). Pp. xvi + 433, figs. 50, b&w pls. 40. Giorgio Bretschneider, Rome 2012. €170. ISBN 978-88-7689-272-1 (paper). 

Chase-Dunn, Christopher, and Bruce Lerro. Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present. Pp. xxxii + 431, figs. 55, tables 30. Paradigm Publishers, Boulder, Colo. 2013. $69. ISBN 978-1-61205-328-8 (paper). 

Cline, Eric H. The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction. Pp. xxii + 130, figs. 10. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $11.95. ISBN 978-0-19-976027-5 (paper). 

Comte, Marie-Christine. Les reliquaires du Proche-Orient et de Chypre à la période protobyzantine (IVe–VIIIe siècles): Formes, emplacements, fonctions et cultes (Bibliothèque de l'Antiquité Tardive 20). Pp. 510, figs. 415, color pls. 12, maps 2. Brepols Publishers, Turnhout 2012. €95. ISBN 978-2-503-54212-6 (paper).   

Cooley, Alison E. The Cambridge Manual of Latin Epigraphy. Pp. xxii + 531, figs. 103. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2012. $42. ISBN 978-0-521-54954-7 (paper). 

David, Massimiliano. Eternal Ravenna: From the Etruscans to the Venetians. Pp. 287, figs. 250. Brepols, Turnhout 2013. €95. ISBN 978-2-503-54941-5 (cloth). 

Davies, Matthew I.J., and Freda Nkirote M'Mbogori, eds. Humans and the Environment: New Archaeological Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century. Pp. xxxiv + 348, figs. 38, tables 15. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $150. ISBN 978-0-19-959029-2 (cloth). 

Di Filippo Balestrazzi, Elena. Sculture romane del Museo nazionale Concordiese di Portogruaro (Collezione e musei archeologici del Veneto 46). Pp. xiv + 296, b&w pls. 78. Giorgio Bretschneider, Rome 2012. €180. ISBN 978-88-7689-265-3 (paper). 

Dirven, Lucinda, ed. Hatra: Politics, Culture and Religion Between Parthia and Rome (Oriens et Occidens 21). Pp. 363, figs. 77. Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart 2013. €59. ISBN 978-3-515-10412-8 (paper). 

Galaty, Michael L., Ols Lafe, Wayne E. Lee, and Zamir Tafilica, eds. Light and Shadow: Isolation and Interaction in the Shala Valley of Northern Albania (Monumenta Archaeologica 28). Pp. xxvi + 274, figs. 137, tables 18. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, Los Angeles 2013. $65. ISBN 978-1-931745-71-0 (cloth). 

Gibbon, Guy. Critically Reading the Theory and Methods of Archaeology: An Introductory Guide. Pp. viii + 245, figs. 4, tables 4. AltaMira Press, Lanham, Md. 2014. $38. ISBN 978-0-7591-2341-0 (paper). 

Hay, Sophie, Simon Keay, and Martin Millett. Ocriculum (Otricoli, Umbria): An Archaeological Survey of the Roman Town (Archaeological Monographs of the British School at Rome 22). Pp. xviii + 169, figs. 107, tables 18. The British School at Rome, London 2013. £39.95. ISBN 978-0-904152-67-8 (paper). 

Hayashida, Yoshinobu, Ryuichi Yoshitake, and Juko Ito. Architectural Study of the Stoas of the Asklepieion at Ancient Messene: Japanese Architectural Mission to Greece, Kumamoto University. Pp. xiv + 266, b&w pls. 96, Beilagen 4, tables 30. Kyushu University Press, Fukuoka 2013. ¥22,000. ISBN 978-4-7985-0087-4 (cloth). 

Hines, John, and Alex Bayliss, eds. Anglo-Saxon Graves and Grave Goods of the 6th and 7th Centuries AD: A Chronological Framework (The Society for Medieval Archaeology Monograph 33). Pp. xx + 595, figs. 480, tables 129. The Society for Medieval Archaeology, London 2013. $90. ISBN 978-1-909662-06-3 (cloth). 

Hoff, Michael C., and Rhys F. Townsend, eds. Rough Cilicia: New Historical and Archaeological Approaches. Proceedings of an International Conference Held at Lincoln, Nebraska, October 2007. Pp. xii + 315, figs. 259, tables 8. Oxbow Books, Oxford 2013. $130. ISBN 978-1-84217-518-7 (cloth). 

Horning, Audrey. Ireland in the Virginian Sea: Colonialism in the British Atlantic. Pp. xx + 385, figs. 9, b&w pls. 24. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill 2013. $49.95. ISBN 978-1-4696-1078-6 (cloth). 

Ivanova, Mariya. The Black Sea and the Early Civilizations of Europe, the Near East and Asia. Pp. xviii + 390, figs. 84, tables 3. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013. $99. ISBN 978-1-107-03219-4 (cloth). 

Karagöz, Şehrazat. Kleinasiatisch-gräko-persische Kunstwerke im Archäologischen Museum von Istanbul (IstForsch 54). Pp. xiv + 186, figs. 299. Ernst Wasmuth, Tübingen 2013. €24.90. ISBN 978-3-8030-1775-8 (cloth). 

Kawami, Trudy S., and John Olbrantz. Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections. Pp. 190, figs. 156, map 1. Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University, Salem, Ore. 2013. $34.95. ISBN 978-1-930957-68-8 (cloth). 

Kellogg, Danielle L. Marathon Fighters and Men of Maple: Ancient Acharnai. Pp. xiv + 348, figs. 9, color pl. 1. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $125. ISBN 978-0-19-964579-4 (cloth). 

Kennedy, Rebecca F., C. Sydnor Roy, and Max L. Goldman, eds. Race and Ethnicity in the Classical World: An Anthology of the Primary Sources in Translation. Pp. xxvii + 405, maps 5. Hackett Publishing, Indianapolis, Ind. 2013. $19. ISBN 978-1-60384-994-4 (paper). 

Klotz, David. Caesar in the City of Amun: Egyptian Temple Construction and Theology in Roman Thebes (Monographies reine Élisabeth 15). Pp. xviii + 476, figs. 2. Brepols, Turnhout 2012. €95. ISBN 978-2-503-54515-8 (paper). 

Koenen, Ludwig, Jorma Kaimio, Maarit Kaimio, and Robert W. Daniel, eds. The Petra Papyri II (American Center of Oriental Research Publications 7). Pp. xx + 195, figs. 2, b&w pls. 16. American Center of Oriental Research, Amman, Jordan 2013. $60. ISBN 978-9957-8543-6-2 (cloth). 

La Follette, Laetitia, ed. Negotiating Culture: Heritage, Ownership, and Intellectual Property. Pp. viii + 207. University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst 2013. $22.95. ISBN 978-1-62534-008-5 (paper). 

Leone, Anna. The End of the Pagan City: Religion, Economy, and Urbanism in Late Antique North Africa. Pp. xxii + 319, figs. 49, tables 5. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $150. ISBN 978-0-19-957092-8 (cloth). 

Mitchell, Peter, and Paul Lane, eds. The Oxford Handbook of African Archaeology. Pp. xxiv + 1052, figs. 242, tables 21. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013. $175. ISBN 978-0-19-956988-5 (cloth). 

Momigliano, Nicoletta. Bronze Age Carian Iasos: Structures and Finds from the Area of the Roman Agora (c. 3000–1500 BC) (Missione Archeologica Italiana di Iasos 4, Archaeologica 166). Pp. xvi + 226, figs. 181, color pls. 8, tables 2. Giorgio Bretschneider, Rome 2012. €130. ISBN 978-88-7689-267-7 (paper). 

Mommsen, Heide. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Germany 94. Berlin 14: Attisch schwarzfigurige Amphoren. Pp. 138, b&w pls. 56, color pls. 4, Beilagen 27. C.H. Beck, Munich 2013. €98. ISBN 978-3-406-65335-3 (cloth). 

Nicholson, Paul T. Working in Memphis: The Production of Faience at Roman Period Kom Helul (Excavation Memoir 105). Pp. xvi + 322, figs. 62, b&w pls. 53, color pls. 6, tables 16, maps 2, CD-ROM 1. Egypt Exploration Society, London 2013. £70. ISBN 978-085698210-1 (paper). 

Oakley, John H. The Greek Vase: Art of the Storyteller. Pp. 155, figs. 130. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles 2013. $29.95. ISBN 978-1-60606-147-3 (cloth).   

Pera, Rossella. Il significato delle immagini: Numismatica, arte, filologia, storia. Atti del secondo Incontro Internazionale di Studio del Lexicon Iconographicum Numismaticae, Genova, 10–12 novembre 2005 (Serta Antiqua et Mediaevalia 14, Scienze documentarie 2). Pp. xxvi + 536, figs. 5, b&w pls. 82, tables 2. Giorgio Bretschneider, Rome 2012. €150. ISBN 978-88-7689-266-0 (paper). 

Pope, Peter E., and Shannon Lewis-Simpson, eds. Exploring Atlantic Transitions: Archaeologies of Transience and Permanence in New Found Lands (Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology Monograph 8). Pp. xxii + 353, figs. 54, color pls. 16, tables 11, maps 28. The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, England 2013. $50. ISBN 978-1-84383-859-3 (cloth).   

Porter, Benjamin W. Complex Communities: The Archaeology of Early Iron Age West-Central Jordan. Pp. xvi + 203, figs. 17, table 1. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson 2013. $50. ISBN 978-0-8165-3032-8 (cloth). 

Richard, Julian. Water for the City, Fountains for the People: Monumental Fountains in the Roman East (Studies in Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology 9). Pp. xvi + 307, figs. 150. Brepols, Turnhout 2012. €95. ISBN 978-2-503-53449-7 (paper). 

Rogers, Adam. Water and Roman Urbanism: Towns, Waterscapes, Land Transformation and Experience in Roman Britain (Mnemosyne Suppl. 355). Pp. xiv + 278, figs. 38. Brill, Leiden 2013. $161. ISBN 978-90-04-24787-1 (cloth). 

Sauron, Gilles. L'art romain des conquêtes aux guerres civiles (Histoire de l'art romain 2). Pp. 308, figs. 276. Éditions Picard, Paris 2013. €90. ISBN 978-2-7084-0948-4 (cloth). 

Schneider, Thomas. David Lorton, trans. Ancient Egypt in 101 Questions and Answers. Pp. xiv + 282, figs. 16. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y. 2013. $26. ISBN 978-0-8014-5254-3 (cloth). 

Shafer, Harry J., ed. Painters in Prehistory: Archaeology and Art of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands. Pp. xiv + 282, figs. 238. Trinity University Press, San Antonio, Tex. 2013. $55. ISBN 978-159534086-3 (cloth). 

Smith, R.R.R. The Marble Reliefs from the Julio-Claudian Sebasteion (Aphrodisias 6). Pp. xvi + 373, figs. 275, b&w pls. 176. Philipp von Zabern, Darmstadt 2013. €89.90. ISBN 978-3-805-346054 (cloth). 

Smith, Tyler Jo, and Dimitris Plantzos, eds. A Companion to Greek Art (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World). 2 vols. Vol. 1. Pp. xxviii + 396, figs. 123, color pls. 12, maps 6; vol. 2. Pp. xx + 439, figs. 82. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester 2012. $400. ISBN 978-1-4051-8604-9 (cloth).   

Souvatzi, Stella, and Athena Hadji, eds. Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory (Routledge Studies in Archaeology 11). Pp. xvi + 303, figs. 36, tables 2. Routledge, New York 2014. $125. ISBN 978-0-415-83732-3 (cloth). 

Stančo, Ladislav. Greek Gods in the East: Hellenistic Iconographic Schemes in Central Asia. Pp. 261, figs. 393. Karolinum Press, Prague 2012. $35. ISBN 978-80-246-2045-9 (paper). 

Strangstad, Lynette. A Graveyard Preservation Primer (American Association for State and Local History Book Series). Pp. xvi + 220, figs. 47. AltaMira Press, Lanham, Md. 2013. $35. ISBN 978-0-7591-2242-0 (paper). 

Stroud, Ronald S. The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: The Inscriptions (Corinth 18[6]). Pp. xxiv + 179, figs. 99, plans 4. The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Princeton 2013. $150. ISBN 978-0-87661-186-9 (cloth). 

Syon, Danny, and Zvi Yavor. Gamla II: The Architecture (Israel Antiquities Authority Reports 44). Pp. x + 206, figs. 230, tables 5, plans 30. Israel Antiquities Authority, Jerusalem 2010. $30. ISBN 978-965-406-234-3 (paper). 

Tartaron, Thomas F. Maritime Networks in the Mycenaean World. Pp. xviii + 341, figs. 34, tables 11. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013. $99. ISBN 978-1-107-00298-2 (cloth). 

Treister, Kenneth, Patricia Vargas Casanova, and Claudio Cristino. Easter Island's Silent Sentinels: The Sculpture and Architecture of Rapa Nui. Pp. xvi + 144, figs. 137, maps 5. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque 2013. $45. ISBN 978-0-8263-5264-4 (cloth). 

Turner, Christy G., Nicolai D. Ovodov, and Olga V. Pavlova. Animal Teeth and Human Tools: A Taphonomic Odyssey in Ice Age Siberia. Pp. xii + 490, figs. 271, tables 33. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013. $110. ISBN 978-1-107-03029-9 (cloth).   

Ulrich, Roger B., and Caroline K. Quenemoen, eds. A Companion to Roman Architecture (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World). Pp. xxiv + 589, figs. 111, maps 4. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester 2014. $195. ISBN 978-1-4051-9964-3 (cloth). 

Wengrow, David. The Origins of Monsters: Image and Cognition in the First Age of Mechanical Reproduction (The Rostovtzeff Lectures). Pp. xviii + 162, figs. 34. Princeton University Press, Princeton 2014. $39.50. ISBN 978-0-691-15904-1 (cloth). 

Winckelmann, Johann Joachim. David Carter, trans. Johann Joachim Winckelmann on Art, Architecture, and Archaeology. Pp. vii + 272, figs. 10. Camden House, Rochester, N.Y. 2013. $90. ISBN 978-1-57113-520-9 (cloth).

Books Received
American Journal of Archaeology Volume 118 Number 2 (April 2014), published online at www.ajaonline.org/books-received/1746
DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1182.BooksReceived