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List of Books Received

January 2018 (122.1)

Books Received

List of Books Received

Albarella, Umberto, ed., with Mauro Rizzetto, Hannah Russ, Kim Vickers, and Sarah Viner-Daniels. The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology. Pp. xxiv + 839. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2017. $150. ISBN 978-0-19-968647-6 (cloth).

Amraoui, Touatia. L'artisanat dans les cités antiques de l'Algérie: Ier siècle avant notre ère–VIIe siècle après notre ère (Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 26). Pp. xx + 425. Archaeopress, Oxford 2017. £50. ISBN 978-1-78491-667-1 (cloth).

Antonaras, Anastassios. Glassware and Glassworking in Thessaloniki: 1st Century BC–6th Century AD (Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 27). Pp. viii + 383. Archaeopress, Oxford 2017. £55. ISBN 978-1-78491-679-4 (cloth).

Avni, Gideon, and Guy D. Stiebel, eds. Roman Jerusalem: A New Old City (JRA Suppl. 105). Pp. 161. Journal of Roman Archaeology, Portsmouth, R.I. 2017. $99.50. ISBN 978-0-9913730-9-3 (cloth).

Azzopardi, George. Ras il-Wardija Sanctuary Revisited: A Re-assessment of the Evidence and Newly-informed Interpretations of a Punic-Roman Sanctuary in Gozo (Malta). Pp. vi + 82. Archaeopress, Oxford 2017. £19. ISBN 978-1-78491-669-5 (cloth).

Bogdanović, Jelena. The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church. Pp. xl + 411. Oxford University Press, New York 2017. $60. ISBN 978-0-19-046518-6 (cloth).

Bogucki, Peter. The Barbarians: Lost Civilizations. Pp. 248. Reaktion Books, London 2017. £15. ISBN 978-1-78023-718-3 (cloth).

Bull, Robert Jehu, with Jane Derose Evans, Alexandra L. Ratzlaff, Andrew H. Bobeck, and Robert S. Fritzius. The Mithraeum at Caesarea Maritima: The Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima Excavation Reports, Vol. 2 (American Schools of Oriental Research, Archaeological Reports 25). Pp. xix + 100. American Schools of Oriental Research, Boston 2017. $74.95. ISBN 978-0-89757-097-8 (cloth).

Chazan, Michael. World Prehistory and Archaeology: Pathways Through Time. 4th. ed. Pp. xxiv + 460. Routledge, New York 2018. $85. ISBN 978-1-138-08946-4 (paper).

Cinque, Giuseppina Enrica. Le rappresentazioni planimetriche di Villa Adriana tra XVI e XVIII secolo: Ligorio, Contini, Kircher, Gondoin, Piranesi (Collection de l'École française de Rome 525). Pp. xiv + 318. École Française de Rome, Rome 2017. €50. ISBN 978-2-7283-1204-7 (paper).

Clark, Sharri R. The Social Lives of Figurines: Recontextualizing the Third-Millennium-BC Terracotta Figurines from Harappa (Papers of the Peabody Museum 86). Pp. xvi + 346. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. 2016. $85. ISBN 978-0-87365-215-5 (cloth).

Cogswell, Jim. Cosmogonic Tattoos. Pp. 148. Kelsey Museum Publications, Ann Arbor, Mich. 2017. $27.95. ISBN 978-0-9906623-7-2 (cloth).

de Chaisemartin, Nathalie, and Dinu Theodorescu. Le théâtre d’Aphrodisias: Les structures scéniques (Aphrodisias 8). Pp. xviii + 349. Reichert Verlag, Wiesbaden 2017. €79. ISBN 978-3-95490-112-8 (cloth).

de Jong, Lidewijde. The Archaeology of Death in Roman Syria: Burial, Commemoration, and Empire. Pp. xvi + 365. Cambridge University Press, New York 2017. $120. ISBN 978-1-107-13141-5 (cloth).

Dillehay, Tom D., ed. Where the Land Meets the Sea: Fourteen Millennia of Human History at Huaca Prieta, Peru. Pp. xxii + 810. University of Texas Press, Austin 2017. $75. ISBN 978-1-4773-1149-3 (cloth).

Donahue, John F. The Roman Community at Table During the Principate. 2nd ed. Pp. xxxii + 361. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor 2017. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-472-03695-0 (paper). 

Elkins, Nathan T. The Image of Political Power in the Reign of Nerva, AD 96–98. Pp. xvi + 207. Oxford University Press, New York 2017. $85. ISBN 978-0-19-064803-9 (cloth).

Emberling, Geoff, ed. Social Theory in Archaeology and Ancient History: The Present and Future of Counternarratives. Pp. xvi + 366. Cambridge University Press, New York 2016. $120. ISBN 978-1-107-05333-5 (cloth).

Fabbri, Lorenzo. Il papavero da oppio nella cultura e nella religione romana (Biblioteca dell’ “Archivum Romanicum” Series 1: Storia, Letteratura, Paleografia 469). Pp. xii + 398. Olschki, Florence 2017. €34. ISBN 978-88-222-6507-4 (paper).

Fagan, Brian. Fishing: How the Sea Fed Civilization. Pp. xviii + 346. Yale University Press, New Haven 2017. $30. ISBN 978-0-300-21534-2 (cloth).

Favro, D., F.K. Yegül, J. Pinto, and G. Métraux, eds. Paradigm and Progeny: Roman Imperial Architecture and Its Legacy. Proceedings of a Conference Held at the American Academy in Rome on 6–7 December, 2011, in Honor of William L. MacDonald (JRA Suppl. 101). Pp. 230. Journal of Roman Archaeology, Portsmouth, R.I. 2015. $109. ISBN 978-0-9913730-5-5 (cloth).

Foster, Michael S., ed. The Archaeology, Ethnohistory, and Environment of the Marismas Nacionales: The Prehistoric Pacific Littoral of Sinaloa and Nayarit, Mexico. Pp. xxiv + 496. The University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City 2017. $70. ISBN 978-1-60781-561-7 (cloth).

Franconi, Tyler V., ed. Fluvial Landscapes in the Roman World (JRA Suppl. 104). Pp. 164. Journal of Roman Archaeology, Portsmouth, R.I. 2017. $89.50. ISBN 978-0-9913730-8-6 (cloth).

Gall, Michael J., and Richard F. Veit, eds. Archaeologies of African American Life in the Upper Mid-Atlantic. Pp. xii + 272. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa 2017. $69.95. ISBN 978-0-8173-1965-6 (cloth).

Gogräfe, Rüdiger. Isriye-Seriana: Heiligtum, Siedlung und Militärstation in Zentralsyrien von der frühen römischen Kaiserzeit bis in die mamlukische Epoche. Pp. xiv + 423. Philipp von Zabern, Darmstadt 2016. €92.50. ISBN 978-3-8053-5044-0 (cloth).

Goldsmith, Paul. Talking Stone: Rock Art of the Cosos. Pp. 106. The University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City 2017. $19.95. ISBN 978-1-60781-557-0 (paper).

Grønnow, Bjarne. The Frozen Saqqaq Sites of Disko Bay, West Greenland: Qeqertasussuk and Qajaa (2400–900 BC). Studies of Saqqaq Material Culture in an Eastern Arctic Perspective (Monographs on Greenland 356; Man and Society 45). Pp. 490. Museum Tusculanum Press, Copenhagen 2017. $70. ISBN 978-87-635-4561-7 (cloth).

Haas-Lebegyev, Judit, and András Márton. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Hungary 3. Budapest, Musée des Beaux-Arts 3: Céramique minoenne et mycénienne, céramique géometrique attique et béotienne, vases corinthiens. Pp. 224. L’Erma di Bretschneider, Roma 2017. €250. ISBN 978-88-913-1281-5 (cloth).

Hart, Will. Ancient Alien Ancestors: Advanced Technologies That Terraformed Our World. Pp. iv + 376. Bear & Company, Rochester, N.Y. 2017. $20. ISBN 978-1-59143-253-1 (paper).

Helwing, Barbara, Tevekkül Aliyev, Bertille Lyonnet, Farhad Guliyev, Svend Hansen, and Guram Mirtskhulava, eds. The Kura Projects: New Research on the Later Prehistory of the Southern Caucasus (Archäologie in Iran und Turan 16). Pp. viii + 452. Dietrich Reimer, Berlin 2017. €99. ISBN 978-3-496-01580-2 (cloth).

Henke, Jan-Marc. Die zyprischen Terrakotten aus Milet: Neue Überlegungen zur Einordnung der archaischen zyprischen Terrakotten aus ostägäischen Fundkontexten und ihrer werkstattspezifischen Zuweisung (Milesische Forschungen 7). Pp. xvi + 421. Walter De Gruyter, Berlin 2017. €129.95. ISBN 978-3-11-054381-0 (cloth).

Herrmann, Georgina. Ancient Ivory: Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire. Pp. 208. Thames & Hudson, New York 2017. $60. ISBN 978-0-500-05191-7 (cloth).

Johnson, Matthew, ed. Lived Experience in the Later Middle Ages: Studies of Bodiam and Other Elite Landscapes in South-Eastern England. Pp. xvi + 246. The Highfield Press, St. Andrews 2017. £25. ISBN 978-0-9926336-6-0 (paper).

Keesling, C.M. Early Greek Portraiture: Monuments and Histories. Pp. xviii + 309. Cambridge University Press, New York 2017. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-16223-5 (cloth). 

Kozlovskaya, Valeriya, ed. The Northern Black Sea in Antiquity: Networks, Connectivity, and Cultural Interactions. Pp. xxviii + 366. Cambridge University Press, New York 2017. $140. ISBN 978-1-107-01951-5 (cloth).

Kulakoğlu, Fikri, and Gojko Barjamovic, eds. Proceedings of the 2nd Kültepe International Meeting: Kültepe, 26–30 July 2015. Studies Dedicated to Klaas Veenhof (Kültepe International Meetings 2, Subartu 39). Pp. xii + 257. Brepols, Turnhout, Belgium 2017. €89. ISBN 978-2-503-57522-3 (paper).

Lamb, Weldon. The Maya Calendar: A Book of Months, 400–2000 CE. Pp. xviii + 339. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman 2017. $45. ISBN 978-0-8061-5569-2 (cloth).

Lawton, Carol L. Votive Reliefs (Athenian Agora 38). Pp. xxvi + 212. American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Princeton, N.J. 2017. $150. ISBN 978-0876612385 (cloth).

Leonard, Albert, Jr. Kataret es-Samra, Jordan: The 1985 Excavation and Survey (AASOR 71). Pp. xiv + 138. American Schools of Oriental Research, Boston 2017. $74.95. ISBN 978-0-89757-099-2 (cloth).

Loten, H. Stanley. Miscellaneous Investigations in Central Tikal: Great Temples III, IV, V, and VI (University Museum Monograph 146, Tikal Report 23B). Pp. xx + 136. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia 2017. $59.95. ISBN 978-1-934536-93-3 (cloth).

Madeleine, Sophie, and Philippe Fleury, eds. Autour des machines de Vitruve: L’ingénierie romaine. Textes, archéologie et restitution. Actes du colloque organisé par l’ERLIS à Caen (3–4 juin 2015). Pp. 244. Presses Universitaires de Caen, Caen 2017. €22. ISBN 978-2-84133-844-3 (paper).

Marston, John M. Agricultural Sustainability and Environmental Change at Ancient Gordion (Museum Monograph 145, Gordion Special Studies 8). Pp. xii + 203. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia 2017. $59.95. ISBN 978-1-934536-91-9 (cloth).

McKinnon, Duncan P., and Bryan S. Haley, eds. Archaeological Remote Sensing in North America: Innovative Techniques for Anthropological Applications. Pp. xxiv + 280. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa 2017. $59.95. ISBN 978-0-8173-1959-5 (cloth).

Middleton, Guy D. Understanding Collapse: Ancient History and Modern Myths. Pp. xx + 441. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2017. $37.99. ISBN 978-1-316-60607-0 (paper).

Muller, Arthur, and Ergün Lafli, eds., with Stéphanie Huysecom-Haxhi. Figurines de terre cuite en Méditerranée grecque et romaine. Vol. 1, Production, diffusion, étude (BCH Suppl. 54). Pp. 517. École Française d'Athènes, Athens 2016. €75. ISBN 978-2-86958-274-3 (paper).

Prentiss, Anna Marie, ed. The Last House at Bridge River: The Archaeology of an Aboriginal Household in British Columbia During the Fur Trade Period. Pp. 368. The University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City 2017. $59. ISBN 978-1-60781-543-3 (cloth).

Riggs, Christina. Egypt: Lost Civilizations. Pp. 216. Reaktion Books, London 2017. £15. ISBN 978-1-78023-726-8 (cloth).

Ronaghan, Brian M., ed. Alberta’s Lower Athabasca Basin: Archaeology and Palaeoenvironments. Pp. vi + 559. Athabasca University Press, Edmonton 2017. $39.95. ISBN 978-1-926836-90-4 (cloth).

Rova, Elena, and Monica Tonussi, eds. At the Northern Frontier of Near Eastern Archaeology: Recent Research on Caucasia and Anatolia in the Bronze Age (Subartu 38). Pp. viii + 587. Brepols, Turnhout, Belgium 2017. €124. ISBN 978-2-503-54897-5 (paper). 

Schattner, Thomas G., and Fernando Valdés Fernández, eds. Wasserversorgung in Toldeo und Wissensvermittlung von der Antike ins Mittelalter: Akten der Tagung in Toledo vom 24. bis 25. September 2009 / El suministro de agua a Toledo y el saber hidráulico durante la Antigüedad y la Edad Media: Actas del coloquio de Toledo del 24 al 25 de septiembre de 2009 (Iberia Archaeologica 19). Pp. 388. Ernst Wasmuth, Tübingen 2017. €95. ISBN 978-3-8030-0245-7 (cloth).

Scott, James C. Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States. Pp. xxii + 312. Yale University Press, New Haven 2017. $26. ISBN 978-0-300-18291-0 (cloth).

Seaman, Kristen, and Peter Schultz, eds. Artists and Artistic Production in Ancient Greece. Pp. xvi + 242. Cambridge University Press, New York 2017. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-07446-0 (cloth).

Smith, Monica L., ed. Abundance: The Archaeology of Plenitude. Pp. x + 261. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2017. $68. ISBN 978-1-60732-593-2 (cloth).

Smith, R.R.R., J. Lenaghan, Alexander Sokolicek, and Katherine E. Welch, eds. Aphrodisias Papers 5: Excavation and Research at Aphrodisias, 2006–2012 (JRA Suppl. 103). Pp. 380. Journal of Roman Archaeology, Portsmouth, R.I. 2016. $149. ISBN 978-0-9913730-7-9 (cloth).

Sousa, Rogério. Burial Assemblages from Bab el-Gasus in the Geographical Society of Lisbon (Monumenta Aegyptiaca 14). Pp. xvi + 290. Brepols, Turnhout, Belgium 2017. €89. ISBN 978-2-503-56575-0 (paper).

Stanish, Charles. The Evolution of Human Co-operation: Ritual and Social Complexity in Stateless Societies. Pp. xiv + 336. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2017. $110. ISBN 978-1-107-18055-0 (cloth).

Stephens, Jennifer F., and Arthur E. Stephens. Pompeii: A Different Perspective. Via dell’Abbondanza, a Long Road, Well Traveled. Pp. xii + 109. Lockwood Press, Atlanta, Ga. 2017. $49.95. ISBN 978-1-937040-78-9 (cloth).

Tal, Oren, and Zeev Weiss, eds. Expressions of Cult in the Southern Levant in the Greco-Roman Period: Manifestations in Text and Material Culture (Contextualizing the Sacred 6). Pp. xxiv + 288. Brepols, Turnhout, Belgium 2017. €120. ISBN 978-2-503-53335-1 (paper).

Tuori, Kaius, and Laura Nissin, eds. Public and Private in the Roman House and Society (JRA Suppl. 102). Pp. 198. Journal of Roman Archaeology, Portsmouth, R.I. 2015. $99. ISBN 978-0-9913730-6-2 (cloth).

Voorhies, Barbara. Prehistoric Games of North American Indians: Subarctic to Mesoamerica. Pp. xvi + 370. The University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City 2017. $65. ISBN 978-1-60781-559-4 (cloth).

Voutsaki, Sofia, and Paul Cartledge, eds. Ancient Monuments and Modern Identities: A Critical History of Archaeology in 19th and 20th Century Greece. Pp. xv + 220. Routledge, Abingdon, U.K. 2017. $149.95. ISBN 978-0-7546-5289-2 (cloth). 

List of Books Received

American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 122, No. 1 (January 2018)

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DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1221.BooksReceived