Books Received

January 2010

114.1

Anderson, William S. A Terence Reader: Selections From Six Plays (BC Latin Readers). Pp. xviii + 127. Bolchazy-Carducci, Mundelein, Ill. 2009. $19. ISBN 978-0-86516-678-3 (paper).

Anello, Pietrina, Francesco Paolo Rizzo, and Roberto Sammartano, eds. Pagani e cristiani in Sicilia: Quattro secoli di storia (secc. II–IV). Atti del X Congresso Internazionale di Studi sulla Sicilia antica, Palermo-Siracusa 22–27 aprile 2001. Pp. xiv + 257, figs. 24, pls. 13. Giorgio Bretschneider, Rome 2009. €100. ISBN 978-88-7689-216-8 (paper).

Arav, Rami, edited by Richard A. Freund. Bethsaida: A City by the North Shore of the Sea of Galilee (Bethsaida Excavations Project, Reports and Contextual Studies 4). Pp. xxiv + 338, figs. 185, graph 1, tables 20, maps 8. Truman State University Press, Kirksville, Mo. 2009. $35. ISBN 978-1-931112-84-0 (paper).

Avni, Gideon, Uzi Dahari, and Amos Kloner. The Necropolis of Bet Guvrin-Eleutheropolis (Israel Antiquities Authority Report 36). Pp. 232, figs. 143, pls. 3, tables 19, plans 89, maps 4. Israel Antiquities Authority, Jerusalem 2008. $37. ISBN 978-965-406-214-5 (paper).

Bass, George F., Robert H. Brill, Bera Lledó, and Sheila D. Matthews. Serçe Limani. Vol. 2, The Glass of an Eleventh-Century Shipwreck. Pp. xiv + 519, figs. 220, color pls. 44, maps 3. Texas A&M University Press, College Station 2009. $150. ISBN 978-1-60344-064-6 (cloth).

Blondé, Francine, with Maurice Picon. Les céramiques d’usage quotidien à Thasos au IVe siècle avant J.-C. (Études Thasiennes 20). 2 vols. Vol. 1, Text. Pp. 206, figs. 17, tables 8; vol. 2, Plates. Pp. 197, b&w and color pls. 97, CD-ROM 1. École Française d’Athènes, Athens 2007. €125. ISBN 2-86958-211-0 (paper).

Bowser, Brenda J., and María Nieves Zedeño, eds. The Archaeology of Meaningful Places (Foundations of Archaeological Inquiry). Pp. x + 222, figs. 58, tables 7. The University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City 2009. $30. ISBN 978-0-87480-882-7 (paper).

Braund, Susanna. A Lucan Reader: Selections from Civil War (BC Latin Readers). Pp. xxxiv + 134, map 1. Bolchazy-Carducci, Mundelein, Ill. 2009. $19. ISBN 978-0-86516-661-5 (paper).

Brey, Ilaria Dagnini. The Venus Fixers: The Remarkable Story of the Allied Soldiers Who Saved Italy’s Art During World War II. Pp. 308, figs. 37, maps 2. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York 2009. $26. ISBN 978-0-374-28309-4 (cloth).

Bryson, Reid A., Katherine McEnaney DeWall, and Alison Stenger. Archaeoclimatology Atlas of Oregon: The Modeled Distribution in Space and Time of Past Climates. Pp. 338, figs. 283, color pls. 12, tables 2. The University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City 2009. $55. ISBN 978-0-87-480-926-8 (paper).

Burnett, Anne Pippin. Pindar (Ancients in Action). Pp. 175. Bristol Classical Press, London 2009. $23. ISBN 978-1-85399-711-2 (paper).

Campbell, Duncan B. Roman Auxiliary Forts 27 BC–AD 378. Pp. 64, numerous b&w and color figs. Osprey, Oxford 2009. $18.95. ISBN 978-1-84603-380-3 (paper).

Camps, Marta, and Carolyn Szmidt, eds. The Mediterranean from 50,000 to 25,000 BP: Turning Points and New Directions. Pp. xxii + 354, figs. 135, tables 34, maps 15. Oxbow, Oxford 2009. $160. ISBN 978-1-84217-314-5 (cloth).

Cannan, Fergus. Scottish Arms and Armour. Pp. 120, b&w figs. 11, color figs. 132, maps 2. Shire Publications, Oxford 2009. $19.95. ISBN 978-0-74780-698-1 (paper).

Cavanaugh, W.G., C. Gallou, and M. Georgiadis, eds. Sparta and Laconia: From Prehistory to Pre-Modern (BSA Studies 16). Pp. xxxii + 428, figs. 388, color pls. 2, tables 6, plans 10, maps 11. The British School at Athens, London 2009. $194. ISBN 978-0-904887-61-7 (cloth).

Catling, H.W. Sparta: Menelaion I, The Bronze Age (BSA Suppl. 45). Vol. 1, Text. Pp. xxxvi + 487, figs. 19, plans 5, CD-ROM 1; vol. 2, Figures and Plates. Pp. xxix + 484. The British School at Athens, Athens 2009. $410. ISBN 978-0904887594 (cloth).

Cecil, Leslie G., and Timothy W. Pugh, eds. Maya Worldviews at Conquest. Pp. xx + 426, b&w figs. 48, color figs. 10, tables 6, maps 8. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2009. $60. ISBN 978-0-87081-945-2 (cloth).

Celestino, S.N. Rafel, and X.-L. Armada, eds. Contacto cultural entre el Mediterráneo y el Atlántico (siglos XII–VIII ane): La precolonización a debate (Serie Arqueológica 11). Pp. 626, figs. 299. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid 2008. Price not available. ISBN 978-84-00-08689-3 (paper).

Cunliffe, Barry, Chris Gosden, and Rosemary A. Joyce, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Archaeology. Pp. xvii + 1161, figs. 109, tables 19, maps 23. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2009. $150. ISBN 978-0-19-927101-6 (cloth).

Daumas, Micèle. L’or et le pouvoir: Armement scythe et mythes grecs. Pp. 201, figs. 81, color pls. 16, maps 3. Presses Universitaires de Paris Ouest, Paris 2009. €35. ISBN 978-2-84016-042-7 (paper).

Dawson, Timothy. Byzantine Cavalrymen c. 900–1204 (Warrior 139). Pp. 64, b&w figs. 31, color figs. 8, plans 4, map 1. Osprey, Oxford 2009. $18.95. ISBN 978-1-84603-404-6 (paper).

de Albentiis, Emidio. Secrets of Pompeii: Everyday Life in Ancient Rome. Pp. 200, color figs. 170. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles 2009. $44.95. ISBN 978-0-89236-941-6 (cloth).

de Beaune, Sophie A., Frederick L. Coolidge, and Thomas Wynn, eds. Cognitive Archaeology and Human Evolution. Pp. xii + 185, figs. 17. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2009. $27.99. ISBN 978-0-521-74611-3 (paper).

Dietler, Michael, and Carolina López-Ruiz, eds. Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations. Pp. xiii + 323, figs. 42, tables 3, plans 4, maps 14. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 2009. $55. ISBN 978-0-226-14847-2 (cloth).

Duistermaat, Kim. The Pots and Potters of Assyria: Technology and Organisation of Production, Ceramic Sequence and Vessel Function at Late Bronze Age Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria (Papers on Archaeology from the Leiden Museum of Antiquities 4). Pp. 608, b&w figs. 305, color figs. 80, tables 97, plans 17, maps 3. Brepols, Turnhout 2008. €125. ISBN 978-2-503-52652-2 (paper).

Ethridge, Robbie, and Sheri M. Shuck-Hall, eds. Mapping the Mississippian Shatter Zone: The Colonial Indian Slave Trade and Regional Instability in the American South. Pp. 526, fig. 1, tables 6, maps 15. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln 2009. $35. ISBN 978-0-8032-1759-1 (paper).

Fachetti, Giulio Mauro, with a foreword by Paola Biavaschi. Scrittura e Falsità (Historica 8). Pp. xi + 170, figs. 6. Giorgio Bretschneider, Rome 2009. €48. ISBN 978-88-7689-240-0 (paper).

Fisher, Christopher T., J. Brett Hill, and Gary M. Feinman, eds. The Archaeology of Environmental Change: Socionatural Legacies of Degradation and Resilience. Pp. viii + 328, figs. 22, tables 9, maps 15. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson 2009. $60. ISBN 978-0-8165-2676-5 (cloth).

Fitton, J. Lesley. The Aigina Treasure: Aegean Bronze Age Jewellery and a Mystery Revisited. Pp. 127, b&w and color figs. 222. The British Museum Press, London 2009. $100. ISBN 978-0-7141-2262-5 (cloth).

Forsén, Björn. Thesprotia Expedition I: Towards a Regional History (Papers and Monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens 15). Pp. ii + 276, figs. 110. Foundation of the Finnish Institute at Athens, Helsinki 2009. Price not available. ISBN 978-952-67211-0-1 (paper).

Gallo, Luciana. Lord Elgin and Ancient Greek Architecture: The Elgin Drawings at the British Museum. Pp. xvii + 344, b&w and color figs. 201. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2009. $150. ISBN 978-0-521-88163-0 (cloth).

Gere, Cathy. Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism. Pp. x + 277, figs. 23. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 2009. $27.50. ISBN 978-0-226-28953-3 (cloth).

Gibbs, Laura. Aesop’s Fables in Latin: Ancient Wit and Wisdom from the Animal Kingdom. Pp. xxxi + 366, figs. 40. Bolchazy-Carducci, Mundelein, Ill. 2009. $34. ISBN 978-0-86516-695-0 (paper).

Giuman, Marco. Melissa: Archeologia delle api e del miele nella Grecia antica (Archaeologica 148). Pp. xv + 287, figs. 23, pls. 23. Giorgio Bretschneider, Rome 2009. €170. ISBN 978-88-7689-213-3 (paper).

Gliozzo, Elisabetta, Isabella Turbanti Memmi, Aomar Akerraz, and Emanuele Papi. Sidi Ali Ben Ahmed–Thamusida 2: L’archéométrie (Recherches Archéologiques Maroco-Italiennes). Pp. xiii + 276, b&w and color figs. 105, tables 67. Quasar, Rome 2009. €58. ISBN 978-88-7140-406-6 (paper).

Hardesty, Donald L., and Barbara J. Little. Assessing Site Significance: A Guide for Archaeologists and Historians. 2nd ed. Pp. xi + 242, tables 15. AltaMira, Lanham, Md. 2009. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-7591-1127-1 (paper).

Hellner, Nils. Die Säulenbasen des zweiten Dipteros von Samos: Grundlage für die Rekonstruction des Tempels in seinen Bauphasen (Samos 26). Pp. xiv + 280, figs. 28, pls. 13, Beilagen 61. Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Bonn 2009. €88. ISBN 978-3-7749-3628-7 (cloth).

Hoffmann, Adolf, and Andrea Farber. Die Casa del Fauno in Pompeji (VI 12). Vol. 1, Bauhistoriche Analyse and Die stratigraphischen Befunde und Funde der Ausgrabungen in den Jahren 1961 bis 1983 (Archäologische Forschungen 25). Pp. 243, figs. 34, pls. 67, fold-out color pls. 12, plans 8, DVD 1. Reichert Verlag, Wiesbaden 2009. €100.95. ISBN 978-2-89500-650-0 (cloth).

Houston, Stephen, Claudia Brittenham, Cassandra Mesick, Alexandre Tokovinine, and Christina Warinner. Veiled Brightness: A History of Ancient Maya Color. Pp. xiv + 148, b&w figs. 25, color figs. 24, tables 4, maps 2. University of Texas Press, Austin 2009. $60. ISBN 978-0-292-71900-2 (cloth).

Hovers, Erella. The Lithic Assemblages of Qafzeh Cave. Pp. xii + 320, figs. 54, pls. 47, tables 56. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2009. $95. ISBN 978-0-19-532277-4 (cloth).

Howell, Peter. Martial (Ancients in Action). Pp. 126. Bristol Classical Press, London 2009. $23. ISBN 978-1-85399-702-0 (paper).

Hufschmid, Thomas. Amphitheatrum in Provincia et Italia: Architektur und Nutzung römischer Amphitheater von Augusta Raurica bis Puteoli (Forschungen in Augst 43). 3 vols. Vol. 1, Textband. Pp. 320, figs. 7; vol. 2, Abbildungen und Beiträge. Pp. 257, figs. 302, pls. 8, tables 8; vol. 3, Planbeilagen. Pp. 50, Beilagen 50. Augusta Raurica, Augst 2009. Price not available. ISBN 978-3-7151-0043-2 (cloth).

Hughes-Brock, Helen, with John Boardman. Corpus der minoischen und mykenischen Siegel. Vol. 6, Oxford, the Ashmolean Museum. 2 parts. Pt. 1. Pp. xxxii + 348, figs. 1224, color pl. 1, tables 3, map 1; part 2. Pp. xlv + 712, figs. 1091, color pl. 1, map 1. Philipp von Zabern, Mainz 2009. €210. ISBN 978-3-8053-3971-1 (cloth).

Jefferies, Richard W. Holocene Hunter-Gatherers on the Lower Ohio River Valley. Pp. xii + 346, figs. 41, tables 4. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa 2009. $36.95. ISBN 978-0-8173-5541-8 (paper).

Kalligas, Harris A. Monemvasia: A Byzantine City State. Pp. xiii + 210, figs. 20, pls. 45, map 1. Routledge, London 2009. $110. ISBN 978-0-415-24880-8 (cloth).

Kampen, Natalie Boymel. Family Fictions in Roman Art. Pp. xviii + 208, figs. 46, color pls. 26. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2009. $85. ISBN 978-0-521-58447-0 (cloth).

Kim, Hyun Jin. Ethnicity and Foreigners in Ancient Greece and China. Pp. vi + 217. Duckworth, London 2009. $80. ISBN 978-0-7156-3807-1 (cloth).

Kimbro, Edna E., and Julia G. Costello, with Tevvy Ball. The California Missions: History, Art, and Preservation. Pp. 276, b&w figs. 100, color figs. 170, map 1. The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles 2009. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-89236-983-6 (cloth).

Landenius Enegren, Hedvig. The People of Knossos: Prosopographical Studies in the Knossos Linear B Archives (Boreas 30). Pp. 219, figs. 2, tables 10. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, Uppsala 2008. SEK 240. ISBN 978-91-554-7108-8 (paper).

Levin, Daniel. The Last Ember. Pp. 418. Riverhead, New York 2009. $25.95. ISBN 978-1-59448-872-6 (cloth).

Lowe, Benedict. Roman Iberia: Economy, Society and Culture. Pp. viii + 230, figs. 28, maps 6. Duckworth, London 2009. $33. ISBN 978-0715634998 (paper).

Luce, Jean-Marc, with contributions by P. Marinval, L. Karali, K. Christanis, J. Reneault-Miskovsky, S. Thiébault, and M.-F. Billot. L’Aire du pilier des Rhodiens (fouille 1990–1992): À la frontière du profane et du sacré (FdD 2). 2 vols. Vol. 1, Text. Pp. 463, figs. 81; vol. 2, Illustrations. Pp. 103, b&w and color pls. 101, fold-out plans 2. École Française d’Athènes, Athens 2008. €125. ISBN 978-2-86958-200-2 (paper).

Ma, John, Nikolaos Papazarkadas, and Robert Parker, eds. Interpreting the Athenian Empire. Pp. viii + 248, figs. 7. Duckworth, London 2009. $33. ISBN 978-0-7156-3784-5 (paper).

Mango, Marlia Mundell, ed. Byzantine Trade, 4th–12th Centuries: The Archaeology of Local, Regional, and International Exchange. Papers of the Thirty-Eighth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, St. John’s College, University of Oxford, March 2004 (Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies Publication 14). Pp. xxxii + 477, figs. 108, tables 8, maps 28. Ashgate Publishing, Farnham, England 2009. $124.95. ISBN 978-0-7546-6310-2 (cloth).

Mastrocinque, Attilio. Des Mystères de Mithra aux Mystères de Jésus (Postdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge 26). Pp. 128, figs. 15. Franz Steiner, Stuttgart 2009. €39. ISBN 978-3-515-09250-0 (paper).

Matthews, Roger, and Claudia Glatz, eds. At Empires’ Edge: Project Paphlagonia. Regional Survey in North-Central Turkey (British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara Monograph 44). Pp. xi + 273, figs. 312, tables 21. British Institute at Ankara, London 2009. $100. ISBN 978-1-898249-23-8 (cloth).

Mayor, Adrienne. The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome’s Deadliest Enemy. Pp. xiv + 441, figs. 75, color pls. 10, maps 9. Princeton University Press, Princeton 2009. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-691-12683-8 (paper).

McDevitt, Arthur, trans. Bacchylides: The Victory Poems. Pp. vii + 232, figs. 11. Bristol Classical Press, London 2009. $27. ISBN 978-1853997211 (paper).

McIntosh, Jane. Handbook to Life in Prehistoric Europe. Pp. xii + 404, figs. 80, table 1, maps 13. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2009. $24.95. ISBN 978-0-19-538476-5 (paper).

McPherson, Robert S. Comb Ridge and Its People: The Ethnohistory of a Rock. Pp. xii + 252, b&w figs. 43, color figs. 65, maps 2. Utah State University Press, Logan 2009. $26.95. ISBN 978-0-87421-737-7 (paper).

Meyers, Eric M., and Carol L. Meyers. Excavations at Ancient Nabratein: Synagogue and Environs (Meiron Excavation Project 6). Pp. xx +470, figs. 95, pls. 90, charts 12, graphs 2, plans 8, maps 3. Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Ind. 2009. $99.50. ISBN 978-1-57506-162-7 (cloth).

Mitchell, Alexandre G. Greek Vase-Painting and the Origins of Visual Humour. Pp. xxvi + 371, figs. 143, tables 16. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2009. $95. ISBN 978-0521-51370-8 (cloth).

Montelle, Yann-Pierre. Palaeoperformance: The Emergence of Theatricality as Social Practice. Pp. 267. Seagull Books, London 2007. $29.95. ISBN 978-1-905422-82-1 (paper).

Nicolle, David. The Great Islamic Conquests AD 632–750 (Essential Histories). Pp. 96, numerous b&w and color figs. Osprey, Oxford 2009. $17.95. ISBN 978-1-84603-273-8 (paper).

Nicolle, David. Saracen Strongholds 1100–1500: The Central and Eastern Islamic Lands (Fortress 87). Pp. 64, b&w figs. 21, color figs. 33, plans 6, maps 4. Osprey, Oxford 2009. $18.95. ISBN 978-1-84603-375-9 (paper).

Nissen, Hans J., and Peter Heine, translated by Hans J. Nissen. From Mesopotamia to Iraq: A Concise History. Pp. viii + 180, figs. 60, tables 2, plans 10, maps 10. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 2009. $17. ISBN 978-0-226-58664-9 (paper).

Orr, Heather, and Rex Koontz, eds. Blood and Beauty: Organized Violence in the Art and Archaeology of Mesoamerica and Central America (Ideas, Debates, and Perspectives 4). Pp. xxviii + 372, figs. 133, plans 3, maps 9. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, Los Angeles 2009. $65. ISBN 978-1-931745-80-2 (paper).

Östenberg, Ida. Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession (Oxford Studies in Ancient Culture and Representation). Pp. xi + 327, figs. 27. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2009. $129. ISBN 978-0-19-921597-3 (cloth).

Pagoulatos, Geraimos P. Tracing the Bridegroom in Dura: The Bridal Initiation Service of the Dura-­Europus Christian Baptistery as Early Evidence of the Use of Images in Christian and Byzantine Worship. Pp. xxii + 185, figs. 30, color pls. 7. Tigris, Piscataway, N.J. 2008. $62. ISBN 978-1-59333-738-4 (paper).

Pappalardo, Umberto. The Splendors of Roman Wall Painting. Pp. 240, color figs. 150. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles 2009. $45. ISBN 978-0-89236-958-4 (cloth).

Pellegrini, Elisa. Eros nella Grecia arcaica e classica: Iconografia e iconologia (Archaeologica 149). Pp. 602, figs. 13, pls. 59. Giorgio Bretschneider, Rome 2009. €270. ISBN 978-88-7689-222-2 (paper).

Rabb, L. Mark, Jim Cassidy, Andrew Yatsko, and William J. Howard. California Maritime Archaeology: A San Clemente Island Perspective. Pp. xix + 270, figs. 22, tables 5. Altamira, Lanham, Md. 2009. $70. ISBN 978-0-7591-1316-9 (cloth).

Renfrew, Colin, and Iain Morley, eds. Becoming Human: Innovation in Prehistoric Material and Spiritual Culture. Pp. xviii + 282, figs. 50, color pls. 24. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2009. $29.99. ISBN 978-0-521-73466-0 (paper).

Saggiorio, Fabio, and Gian Maria Varanini, eds. Il castello di Illasi: Storia e archeologia (Archaeologica 151). Pp. xiv + 211, figs. 36, pls. 54. Giorgio Bretschneider, Rome 2009. €90. ISBN 978-88-7689-237-0 (paper).

Saunders, Nicholas J., and Paul Cornish, eds. Contested Objects: Material Memories of the Great War. Pp. xx + 311, figs. 87. Routledge, London 2009. $115. ISBN 978-0-415-45070-6 (cloth).

Scatozza Höricht, Lucia Amalia. Pithecusa: Materiali votivi da Monte Vico e dall’area di Santa Restituta (Archaeologica 147). Pp. 116, pls. 28. Giorgio Bretschneider, Rome 2009. €95. ISBN 978-88-7689-225-7 (paper).

Schulz, Regine, and Matthias Seidel, with contributions by Betsy Bryan and Christianne Henry. Egyptian Art: The Walters Art Museum. Pp. 192, b&w and color figs. 12, color figs. 100. Walters Art Museum, Baltimore 2009. $24.95. ISBN 978-0-911886-70-2 (paper).

Sellars, John. The Art of Living: The Stoics on the Nature and Function of Philosophy. 2nd ed. Pp. xiv + 228. Bristol Classical Press, London 2009. $29.95. ISBN 978-1-85-399-724-2 (paper).

Serjeantson, Dale. Birds (Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology). Pp. xxvi + 486, figs. 168, tables 61, maps 2. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2009. $43. ISBN 978-0-521-75858-1 (paper).

Sheppard, Ruth, ed. Alexander the Great at War. Pp. 256, numerous color figs. Osprey, Oxford 2009. $24.95. ISBN 978-1-84603-328-5 (cloth).

Sheppard, Si. Actium 31 BC: Downfall of Antony and Cleopatra. Pp. 96, numerous b&w and color figs. Osprey, Oxford 2009. $19.95. ISBN 978-1-84603-405-3 (paper).

Smith, Adam T., Ruben S. Badalyan, and Pavel Avetisyan. The Foundations of Research and Regional Survey in the Tsaghkahovit Plain, Armenia (OIP 134). Pp. xlvi + 492, figs. 72, b&w pls. 18, color pls. 64, tables 7. The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Chicago 2009. $90. ISBN 9-781-885923-62-29 (cloth).

Stoddart, Simon. Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. Pp. xl + 319, figs. 23, maps 3. The Scarecrow Press, Lanham, Md. 2009. $80. ISBN 978-0-8108-5471-0 (cloth).

Swift, Ellen. Style and Function in Roman Decoration: Living with Objects and Interiors. Pp. xxxii + 231, figs. 70, color pls. 18, tables 2. Ashgate Publishing, Farnham, England 2009. $99.95. ISBN 978-0-7546-6563-2 (cloth).

Swift, Laura. Euripides: Ion (Duckworth Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy). Pp. 127. Duckworth, London 2008. $24. ISBN 978-0-7156-3744-9 (paper).

Torlone, Zara Martirosova. Russia and the Classics: Poetry’s Foreign Muse (Classical Diaspora). Pp. x + 254, figs. 8. Duckworth, London 2009. $33. ISBN 978-0-7156-3717-3 (paper).

Turnbull, Stephen. Chinese Walled Cities 221 BC–AD 1644. Pp. 64, numerous b&w and color figs. Osprey, Oxford 2009. $18.95. ISBN 978-1-84603-381-0 (paper).

Tzaferis, Vassilios, and Shoshana Israeli. Paneas. Vol. 1, The Roman to Early Islamic Periods Excavations in Areas A, B, E, F, G and H (Israel Antiquities Authority Report 37). Pp. viii + 187, figs. 128, pl. 1, tables 3, plans 20, map 1. Israel Antiquities Authority, Jerusalem 2008. Price not available. ISBN 978-965-406-215-2 (paper).

Tzaferis, Vassilios, and Shoshana Israeli. Paneas. Vol. 2, Small Finds and Other Studies (Israel Antiquities Authority Report 38). Pp. vii + 248, figs. 93, pl. 1, tables 12, plans 4. Israel Antiquities Authority, Jerusalem 2008. Price not available. ISBN 978-965-406-222-0 (paper).

Van Bladel, Kevin. The Arabic Hermes: From Pagan Sage to Prophet of Science (Oxford Studies in Late Antiquity). Pp. xiv + 278. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2009. $74. ISBN 978-0-19-537613-5 (cloth).

Vincenti, Valentina. La tomba Bruschi di Tarquinia (Archaeologica 150). Pp. xi + 190, b&w pls. 10, color pls. 10. €190. ISBN 978-88-7689-235-6 (paper).

von Stackelberg, Katherine T. The Roman Garden: Space, Sense and Society. Pp. ix + 182, figs. 16. Routledge, London 2009. $100. ISBN 978-0-415-43823-0 (cloth).

Weinberg, Gladys D., and E. Marianne Stern. Vessel Glass (Agora 34). Pp. xxxiv + 250, figs. 48, pls. 36, table 1. The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Princeton 2009. $150. ISBN 978-0-87661-234-7 (cloth).

Whitehead, Christopher. Museums and the Construction of Disciplines: Art and Archaeology in Nineteenth Century Britain (Duckworth Debates in Archaeology). Pp. 160, figs. 7. Duckworth, London 2009. $24. ISBN 978-0-7156-3508-7 (paper).

Wilkins, Jayne, and Kirsten Anderson, eds. Tools of the Trade: Methods, Techniques and Innovative Approaches in Archaeology. Pp. xxv + 315, figs. 66, tables 12. University of Calgary Press, Calgary 2009. $39.95. ISBN 978-1-55238-249-3 (paper).

Wilkinson-Latham, John. Discovering Edged Weapons (Shire Classics). Pp. 64, figs. 13, pls. 20. Shire Publications, Oxford 2009. $11.95. ISBN 978-0-85263-138-6 (paper).

Willis, Michael. The Archaeology of Hindu Ritual: Temples and the Establishment of the Gods. Pp. xiv + 375, figs. 36, plan 1, maps 6. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2009. $90. ISBN 978-0-521-51874-1 (cloth).

Winsbury, Rex. The Roman Book (Classical Literature and Society). Pp. xii + 236, figs. 11. Duckworth, London 2009. $33. ISBN 978-0-7156-3829-3 (paper).

Winter, Nancy A. Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria & Central Italy, 640–510 B.C. (MAAR Suppl. 9). Pp. lii + 650, b&w figs. 213, color figs. 4, tables 99, plans 25, drawings 280. The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor 2009. $95. ISBN 978-0-472-11665-2 (cloth).

DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline114.1.BooksReceived