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List of Books Received

October 2017 (121.4)

Books Received

List of Books Received

Bahrani, Zainab. Art of Mesopotamia. Pp. 376. Thames & Hudson, New York 2016. $87.50. ISBN 978-0-500-29275-4 (paper).

Baires, Sarah E. Land of Water, City of the Dead: Religion and Cahokia’s Emergence (Archaeology of the American South: New Directions and Perspectives). Pp. xii + 195. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa 2017. $54.95. ISBN 978-0-8173-1952-6 (cloth). 

Beaule, Christine D., ed. Frontiers of Colonialism. Pp. 372. University Press of Florida, Gainesville 2017. $95. ISBN 978-0-8130-5434-6 (cloth).

Berres, Thomas. Der Diskus von Phaistos: Grundlagen seiner Entzifferung. Pp. xiv + 336. Vittorio Klostermann, Frankfurt am Main 2017. €49. ISBN 978-3-465-03977-8 (paper).

Bourogiannis, Giorgos, and Christian Mühlenbock, eds. Ancient Cyprus Today: Museum Collections and New Research (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology 184). Pp. 366. Astrom Editions, Uppsala 2016. €60. ISBN 978-91-7081-217-0 (cloth).

Bowersock, G.W. The Crucible of Islam. Pp. vi + 220. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. 2017. $25. ISBN 978-0-674-05776-0 (cloth).

Cankardeş-Şenol, Gonca. Lexicon of Eponym Dies on Rhodian Amphora Stamps. Vol. 4, Eponyms T to X (Études Alexandrines 39). Pp. xi + 330. Centre d'Études Alexandrines, Alexandria 2017. €40. ISBN 978-2-11-139025-6 (cloth).

Clarke, G., H. Jackson, C.E.V. Nixon, J. Tidmarsh, K. Wesselingh, with L. Cougle-Jose. Jebel Khalid on the Euphrates. Vol. 5, Report on the Excavations 2000–2010 (Mediterranean Archaeology Suppl. 10). Pp. xii + 445. Meditarch, Sydney 2016. AUD 150. ISBN 978-0-9580-265-7-4 (cloth).

Cline, Eric H. Three Stones Make a Wall: The Story of Archaeology. Pp. 480. Princeton University Press, Princeton 2017. $35. ISBN 978-0-6911-6640-7 (cloth).

Cooper, Frederick. A., and Diane Fortenberry, eds. The Minnesota Pylos Project, 1990–98 (BAR-IS 2856). Pp. 426. BAR Publishing, Oxford 2017. £80. ISBN 978-1-407-31534-8 (paper).

Danner, Marcel. Wohnkultur im spätantiken Ostia (Kölner Schriften zur Archäologie 1). Pp. x + 336. Reichert Verlag, Wiesbaden 2017. €78. ISBN 978-3-95490-128-9 (cloth).

Dreyfus, Jean-Marc, and Élisabeth Anstett, eds. Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence. Pp. 272. Manchester University Press, Manchester 2017. £80. ISBN 978-1-5261-0738-1 (cloth).

Englehardt, Joshua D., and Ivy A. Rieger, eds. These “Thin Partitions”: Bridging the Growing Divide Between Cultural Anthropology and Archaeology. Pp. x + 300. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2017. $75. ISBN 978-1-60732-541-3 (cloth).

Fleischer, Robert. Die Felsgräber der Könige von Pontos in Amasya (Istanbuler Forschungen 56). Pp. x + 155. Ernst Wasmuth Verlag, Tübingen 2017. €24.80. ISBN 978-3-8030-1777-2 (cloth).

Forsén, Jeannette, ed. Journal of Prehistoric Religion. Vol. 25. Pp. 96. Astrom Editions, Uppsala 2016. €20. ISBN 978-91-7081-223-1 (paper).

Gartland, Samuel D., ed. Boiotia in the Fourth Century B.C. Pp. viii + 240. University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia 2016. $65. ISBN 978-0-8122-4880-7 (cloth).

Γκφα, Μαρὶα Παντελίδου. Τσἐπι Μαραθῶνος: Ὁ Ἀποθέτης 39 τοῦ προϊστορικὸ νεκροταφεῖου (Library of the Archaeological Society of Athens 310). Pp. 559. The Archaeological Society of Athens, Athens 2016. €64.69. ISBN 978-618-5047-32-0 (paper). 

Greco, Emanuele, ed. Giornata di studi nel ricordo di Luigi Beschi, Ημερίδα εὶς Μνήμην τοῦ Luigi Beschi: Italiano, Filelleno, Studioso Internazionale (Archeologia Antropologia Storia Tripodes 17). Pp. 320. Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene, Atene 2017. €69. ISBN 978-960-9559-08-9 (cloth).

Gürsan-Salzmann, Ayşe. The New Chronology of the Bronze Age Settlement of Tepe Hissar, Iran. Pp. 408. University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia 2016. $69.95. ISBN 978-1-934-53683-4 (cloth).

Habicht, Christian, translated by John Noël Dillon. Divine Honors for Mortal Men in Greek Cities: The Early Cases. 3rd ed. Pp. xvi + 238. Michigan Classical Press, Ann Arbor 2017. $67.50. ISBN 978-0-9799713-9-6 (cloth).

Hallager, Birgitta P., and Erik Hallager, eds. The Greek-Swedish Excavations at the Agia Aikaterini Square, Kastelli, Khania 1970–1987, 2001, 2005 and 2008. Vol. 5:1–2, The Late Minoan IIIA:1 and 2 Settlements, Text and Plates (Swedish Institute at Athens 47). Pp. 714. Swedish Institute at Athens, Stockholm 2016. SEK 848. ISBN 978-9-1791-6064-7 (paper).

Hartnett, Jeremy. The Roman Street: Urban Life and Society in Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Rome. Pp. xxiv + 329. Cambridge University Press, New York 2017. $125. ISBN 978-1-107-10570-6 (cloth).

Hodges, Richard. Travels with an Archaeologist: Finding a Sense of Place. Pp. 184. Bloomsbury Academic, London 2017. $28. ISBN 978-1-350-01264-6 (cloth).

Hoffmann, Friedhelm, and Matthias Steinhart.  Ägyptische Terrakotten in Würzburg (Schenkung Gütte): Griechische und ägyptische Götter. Pp. 104. Reichert Verlag, Wiesbaden 2016. €49. ISBN 978-3-95490-207-1 (paper).

Hunt, Alice M.W., ed. The Oxford Handbook of Archaeological Ceramic Analysis. Pp. xxxiv + 724. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2017. $150. ISBN 978-0-19-968153-2 (cloth).

Jett, Stephen C. Ancient Ocean Crossings: Reconsidering the Case for Contacts with the Pre-Columbian Americas. Pp. xx + 508. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa 2017. $49.95. ISBN 978-0-8173-1939-7 (cloth).

Koch, Guntram, ed. Akten des Symposiums Römische Sarkophage, Marburg, 2.–8. Juli 2006 (Marburger Beiträge zur Archäologie 3). Pp. 324. Eigenverlag des Archäologischen Seminars der Philipps-Universität, Marburg 2017. €98. ISBN 978-3-8185-0521-9 (cloth).

Léger, Ruth M. Artemis and Her Cult. Pp. vi + 178. Archaeopress, Oxford 2017. £30. ISBN  978-1-784-91550-6 (paper).

Lieu, Samuel N.C., and Gunnar B. Mikkelsen,eds. Between Rome and China: History, Religions and Material Culture of the Silk Road (Silk Road Studies 18). Pp. ix + 300. Brepols, Turnhout, Belgium 2016. €55. ISBN 978-2-503-56669-6 (paper).

Lipschits, Oded, and Aren M. Maeir, eds. The Shephelah During the Iron Age: Recent Archaeological Studies. Pp. x + 207. Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Ind. 2017. $64.50. ISBN 978-1-57506-486-4 (cloth).

Lipschits, Oded, Yuval Gadot, Benjamin Arubas, and Manfred Oeming. What Are the Stones Whispering? Ramat Rahel: 3000 Years of Forgotten History. Pp. vi + 183. Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Ind. 2017. $69.50. ISBN 978-1-57506-498-7 (cloth).

Mallory, J.P. The Origins of the Irish. Pp. 328. Thames & Hudson, New York 2017. $16.95. ISBN 978-0-500-29330-0 (paper).

Martin, S. Rebecca. The Art of Contact: Comparative Approaches to Greek and Phoenician Art. Pp. 282. University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia 2017. $59.95. ISBN 978-0-8122-4908-8 (cloth).

Minchin, Elizabeth, and Heather Jackson, eds. Text and the Material World: Essays in Honour of Graeme Clarke (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology and Literature 185). Pp xxii + 370. Astrom Editions, Uppsala 2017. €60 ISBN 978-91-7081-219-4 (cloth).

Mortensen, Eva, and Birte Poulsen, eds. Death and Burial in Karia (Halicarnassian Studies 6). Pp. 276. University Press of Southern Denmark, Odense 2016. $43. ISBN 978-8-74083-060-6 (cloth).

Murray, Sarah C. The Collapse of the Mycenaean Economy: Imports, Trade, and Institutions 1300–700 BCE. Pp. xiv + 354. Cambridge University Press, New York 2017. $120. ISBN 978-1-107-18637-8 (cloth).

Neumann, Sabine. Grotten in der hellenistischen Wohnkultur (Marburger Beiträge zur Archäologie 4). Pp. 240. Eigenverlag des Archäologischen Seminars der Philipps-Universität, Marburg 2016. €98. ISBN 978-3-8185-0528-8 (cloth).

Niewöhner, Philipp, ed. The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity Until the Coming of the Turks. Pp. xii + 464. Oxford University Press, New York 2017. $125. ISBN 978-0-19-061046-3 (cloth).

Ousterhout, Robert G. Visualizing Community: Art, Material Culture, and Settlement in Byzantine Cappadocia (Dumbarton Oaks Studies 46). Pp. xxvi + 532. Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. 2017. ISBN 978-0-88402-413-2 (cloth).

Padgett, J. Michael, ed. The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. Pp. xviii + 430. Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton 2017. $75. ISBN 978-0-300-22593-8 (cloth).

Παλαγγιά, Όλγα. Ναύπακτος: Η αρχαία πόλη και η σημασία της κατά τον Πελοποννησιακό Πόλεμο και τα ελληνιστικά χρόνια. Foundation Dimitriou and Aegli Botsari, Nafpaktos 2016. €13. ISBN 978-618-81086-2-2 (paper).

Platt, Verity, and Michael Squire, eds. The Frame in Classical Art: A Cultural History. Pp. xxxviii + 697. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2017. $135. ISBN 978-1-107-16236-5 (cloth).

Powers, W. Roger, R. Dale Guthrie, and John F. Hoffecker, edited by Ted Goebel. Dry Creek: Archaeology and Paleoecology of a Late Pleistocene Alaskan Hunting Camp. Pp. xii + 330. Texas A&M University Press, College Station 2017. $50. ISBN 978-1-62349-538-1 (cloth).

Ratté, Christopher, and Angela Commito. The Countryside of Aphrodisias (Kelsey Museum Publication 15). Pp. 167. Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Ann Arbor, Mich. 2017. $18.95. ISBN 978-0-9906623-5-8 (paper).

Rich, Sara A. Cedar Forests, Cedar Ships: Allure, Lore, and Metaphor in the Mediterranean Near East. Pp. xii + 283. Archaeopress, Oxford 2016. £36. ISBN 978-1-78491-365-6 (paper).

Rizos, Efthymios, ed. New Cities in Late Antiquity: Documents and Archaeology (Bibliothèque de l’Antiquité tardive 35). Pp. 297. Brepols, Turnhout, Belgium 2017. €80. ISBN 978-2-503-55551-5 (paper).

Rosenfeld, Silvana A., and Stefanie L. Bautista, eds. Rituals of the Past: Prehispanic and Colonial Case Studies in Andean Archaeology. Pp. xiv + 321. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2017. $81. ISBN 978-1-60732-595-6 (cloth).

Roymans, Nico, Ton Derks, and Henk Hiddink, eds. The Roman Villa of Hoogeloon and the Archaeology of the Periphery (Amsterdam Archaeological Studies 22). Pp. x + 346. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam 2015. $149. ISBN 978-90-8964-836-5 (cloth).

Schiffer, Michael Brian. Archaeology’s Footprints in the Modern World. Pp. 336. The University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City 2017. $26.95. ISBN 978-1-60781-533-4 (paper).

Schoch, Robert M., and Robert Bauval. Origins of the Sphinx: Celestial Guardian of Pre-Pharaonic Civilizations. Pp. 528. Inner Traditions, Rochester, Vt. 2017. $24.95. ISBN 978-1-62055-525-5 (paper).

Şimşek, Celal, and Francesco D’Andria, eds. Landscape and History in the Lykos Valley: Laodikeia and Hierapolis in Phrygia. Pp. viii + 267. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne 2017. £61.99. ISBN 978-1-4438-9859-1 (cloth).

Swift, Ellen. Roman Artefacts and Society: Design, Behaviour, and Experience. Pp. xiv + 305. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2017. $135. ISBN 978-0-19-878526-2 (cloth). 

Theodoropoulou-Polychroniadis, Zetta. Sounion Revisited: The Sanctuaries of Poseidon and Athena at Sounion in Attica. Pp. xii + 334. Archaeopress, Oxford 2015. £55. ISBN 978-1-78491-154-6 (paper).

Tilley, Christopher, and Kate Cameron-Daum. An Anthropology of Landscape. Pp. xx + 325. UCL Press, London 2017. £22.99. ISBN 978-1-911307-44-0 (paper).

Trinkaus, Erik, and Michael J. Walker, eds. The People of Palomas: Neandertals from the Sima de las Palomas del Cabezo Gordo, Southeastern Spain. Pp. x + 278. Texas A&M University Press, College Station 2017. $60. ISBN 978-1-62349-479-7 (cloth).

Ullah, Isaac I.T. The Consequences of Human Land-Use Strategies During the PPNB-LN Transition: A Simulation Modeling Approach (Anthropological Research Papers Series 60). Pp. ix + 182. Arizona State University, Tempe 2017. $30. ISBN 978-0-93624-940-7 (paper).

Urton, Gary. Inka History in Knots: Reading Khipus as Primary Sources (Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Endowment in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture). Pp. 319. University of Texas Press, Austin 2017. $27.95. ISBN 978-1-4773-1199-8 (paper).

Vale, Ana, Joana Alves-Ferreira, and Irene Garcia Rovira, eds. Rethinking Comparison in Archaeology. Pp. viii + 209. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne 2017. £61.99. ISBN 978-1-4438-7285-0 (cloth).

Veyne, Paul, translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan. Palmyra: An Irreplaceable Treasure. Pp. ix + 88. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 2017. $22.50. ISBN 978-0-226-42782-9 (cloth).

Veyne, Paul. La Villa des Mystères à Pompéi (Art et artistes). Pp. 192. Gallimard, Paris 2016. €21. ISBN 978-2-07017-759-2 (paper).

Walsh, Michael. Pudding Pan: A Roman Shipwreck and Its Cargo in Context (Research Publication 202). Pp. iv + 189. The British Museum, London 2017. £40. ISBN 978-086159-202-9 (paper).

Watts, Edward J. Hypatia: The Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher (Women in Antiquity). Pp. 224. Oxford University Press, New York 2017. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-19021-003-8 (cloth).

Worthington, Ian. Ptolemy I: King and Pharoah of Egypt. Pp. 280. Oxford University Press, New York 2017. $35. ISBN 978-0-19020-233-0 (cloth).

Wu, Xiaolong. Material Culture, Power, and Identity in Ancient China. Pp. xvi + 244. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2017. $110. ISBN 978-1-107-13402-7 (cloth).

Zertal, Adam, and Shay Bar. The Manasseh Hill Country Survey. Vol. 4, From Nahal Bezeq to the Sartaba. Pp. 780. Brill, Leiden 2017. €121 ISBN 978-9-00434-695-6 (cloth).

List of Books Received

American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 121, No. 4 (October 2017)

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DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1214.BooksReceived