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List of Books Received

July 2018 (122.3)

Books Received

List of Books Received

Agelarakis, Anagnostis P. Parian Polyandreia: The Late Geometric Funerary Legacy of Cremated Soldiers’ Bones on Socio-Political Affairs and Military Organizational Preparedness in Ancient Greece. Pp. xii + 396. Archaeopress, Oxford 2017. £45. ISBN 978-1-78491-719-7 (paper). 

Alt, Susan M. Cahokia's Complexities: Ceremonies and Politics of the First Mississippian Farmers. Pp. xiv + 158. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa 2018. $49.95. ISBN 978-0-8173-1976-2 (cloth). 

Andrianou, Dimitra. Memories in Stone: Figured Grave Reliefs from Aegean Thrace (Meletemata 75). Pp. 472. National Hellenic Research Foundation, Institute of Historical Research, Athens 2017. €90.  ISBN 978-960-9538-64-0 (cloth). 

Anguissola, Anna. Supports in Roman Marble Sculpture: Workshop Practice and Modes of Viewing. Pp. xxiv + 256. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2018. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-108-41843-0 (cloth). 

Bachmann, Martin, and Wolfgang Radt. Altertümer von Pergamon, Vol. 15, Die Stadtgrabung. Part 5, Bau Z, Architektur und Wanddekor (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut 5). Pp. xx + 340. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin 2017. €149.95. ISBN 978-3-11-045565-6 (cloth). 

Balmelle, Catherine, and Jean-Pierre Darmon. La mosaïque dans les Gaules romaines. Pp. 360. Picard, Paris 2017. €59. ISBN 978-2-7084-1031-2 (cloth). 

Bender Jørgensen, Lise, Joanna Sofaer, and Marie Louise Stig Sørensen. Creativity in the Bronze Age: Understanding Innovation in Pottery, Textile, and Metalwork Production. Pp. xvi + 342. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2018. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-108-42136-2 (cloth). 

Berlin, Andrea M., and Sharon C. Herbert, eds. Tel Anafa 2/3: Decorative Wall Plaster, Objects of Personal Adornment and Glass Counters, Tools for Textile Manufacture and Miscellaneous Bone, Terracotta and Stone Figurines, Pre-Persian Pottery, Attic Pottery, and Medieval Pottery (Kelsey Museum Fieldwork Series)Pp. x + 366. Kelsey Museum, Ann Arbor, Mich. 2018. $90. ISBN 978-0-9906623-8-9 (cloth).  

Bintliff, John, Emeri Farinetti, Božidar Slapšak, and Anthony Snodgrass. Boeotia Project 2:The City of Thespiai. Survey at a Complex Urban Site. Pp. xviii + 414. McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge 2017. $90. ISBN 978-1-902937-81-6 (cloth). 

Burke, Aaron A., Katherine Strange Burke, and Martin Peilstöcker, eds. The History and Archaeology of Jaffa 2 (Monumenta Archaeologica 41, Jaffa Cultural Heritage Project Series 2). Pp. xxvi + 444. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, Los Angeles 2017. $98. ISBN 978-1-938770-11-1 (cloth). 

Carter, Joseph Coleman, and Keith Swift. The Greek Sanctuary at Pantanello (The Chora of Metaponto 7). 3 vols. Vol. 1, pp. xxxiv + 502; vol. 2, pp. xiv + 449; vol. 3, pp. xiv + 725. University of Texas Press, Austin 2018. $200. ISBN 978-1-4773-1423-4 (cloth). 

Cuomo di Caprio, Ninina. Ceramics in Archaeology: From Prehistoric to Medieval Times in Europe and the Mediterranean. Ancient Craftsmanship and Modern Laboratory Techniques (Manuali L’ERMA, Multilanguage Manuals 2). 2 vols. Vol. 1, pp. xx + 384; vol. 2, pp. xvi + 279. L’Erma di Bretschneider, Rome 2017. $113. ISBN 978-88-913-1012-5 (paper). 

Eckardt, Hella. Writing and Power in the Roman World: Literacies and Material Culture. Pp. xvi + 268. Cambridge University Press, New York 2018. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-108-41805-8 (cloth). 

Fernández-Götz, Manuel, and Nico Roymans, eds. Conflict Archaeology: Materialities of Collective Violence from Prehistory to Late Antiquity (Themes in Contemporary Archaeology 5). Pp. xiv + 236. Routledge, Oxford and New York 2018. $140. ISBN 978-1-138-50211-6 (cloth). 

Ford, Ben. The Shore Is a Bridge: The Maritime Cultural Landscape of Lake Ontario (Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology Series). Pp. xx + 284. Texas A&M University Press, College Station 2018. $75. ISBN 978-1-62349-605-0 (cloth).  

Gaifman, Milette. The Art of Libation in Classical Athens. Pp. x + 186. Yale University Press, New Haven and London 2018. $65. ISBN 978-0-300-19227-8 (cloth). 

Gonlin, Nancy, and April Nowell, eds. Archaeology of the Night: Life After Dark in the Ancient World. Pp. xxx + 412. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2018. $75. ISBN 978-1-60732-677-9 (cloth). 

Gwynn, David M. The Goths: Lost Civilizations. Pp. 188. Reaktion, London 2017. $25. ISBN 978-1-78023-845-6 (cloth).

Haywood, Jan, and Naoise Mac Sweeney. Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War: Dialogues on Tradition (Bloomsbury Studies in Classical Reception). Pp. x + 224. Bloomsbury Academic, London 2018. $114. ISBN 978-1-350-01268-4 (cloth).  

Helmbold-Doyé, Jana, ed. Aline und ihre Kinder: Mumien aus dem römerzeitlichen Ägypten (Schriftenreihe der Ägyptischen Sammlung Berlin 2). Pp. 80. Staatliche Museen, Berlin, and Reichert, Wiesbaden 2017. €15,90. ISBN 978-3-95490-193-7 (paper).  

Hess, Ulrike, Klaus Müller, and Mustapha Khanoussi. Die Brücke über die Majrada in Chimtou (Simitthus 5). Pp. x + 150. Reichert, Wiesbaden 2017. €89. ISBN 978-3-95490-246-0 (cloth).

Hodgkinson, Anna K. Technology and Urbanism in Late Bronze Age Egypt (Oxford Studies in Egyptian Archaeology). Pp. xxviii + 328. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2018. $110. ISBN 978-0-19-880359-1 (cloth). 

Holt, Frank L. The Treasures of Alexander the Great: How One Man’s Wealth Shaped the World (Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture). Pp. xx + 296. Oxford University Press, New York 2018. $19.95. ISBN 978-0-19-086625-9 (paper).  

Hoss, Stefanie, ed. Latrinae: Roman Toilets in the Northwestern Provinces of the Roman Empire (Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 31). Pp. ii + 152. Archaeopress, Oxford 2018. £30. ISBN 978-1-78491-725-8 (paper).  

Hyllested, Adam, Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead, Thomas Olander, and Birgit Anette Olsen, eds. Language and Prehistory of the Indo-European Peoples: A Cross-Disciplinary Perspective (Copenhagen Studies in Indo-European 7). Pp. 344. Museum Tusculanum Press, Copenhagen 2017. $82. ISBN 978-87-635-4531-0 (cloth). 

Isler, Hans Peter. Antike Theaterbauten: Ein Handbuch (Denkschriften der philosophisch-historischen Klasse 490, Archäologische Forschungen 27). 3 vols. Text, pp. 812; catalogue, pp. 852; plates and indices, pp. xviii + 232. Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna 2017. €300. ISBN 978-3-7001-7957-3 (paper). 

Janković, Marko A., and Vladimir D. Mihajlović, eds. Reflections of Roman Imperialisms. Pp. x + 388. Cambridge Scholars, Newcastle upon Tyne 2018. £64.99. ISBN 978-1-5275-0625-1 (cloth). 

Katsioti, Angeliki. The Lamps of Late Antiquity from Rhodes: 3rd–7th centuries AD. Pp. ii + 670. Archaeopress, Oxford 2017. £65. ISBN 978-1-78491-746-3 (paper).  

Knodell, Alex R., and Thomas P. Leppard, eds. Regional Approaches to Society and Complexity (Monographs in Mediterranean Archaeology). Pp. xx + 352. Equinox, Sheffield, England 2018. £30. ISBN 978-1-78179-527-9 (paper).  

Kreisberg, Glenn. Spirits in Stone: The Secrets of Megalithic America. Decoding the Ancient Cultural Stone Landscapes of the Northeast. Pp. xvi + 416. Bear & Company, Rochester, Vt. 2018. $25. ISBN 978-1-59143-162-6 (paper). 

Krinzinger, Friedrich, and Peter Ruggendorfer, eds. Das Theater von Ephesos: Archäologischer Befund, Funde und Chronologie (Forschungen in Ephesos 2/1). 2 vols. Text, pp. xlii + 542; plates, pp. xi + 491. Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna 2017. €186. ISBN 978-3-7001-7590-2 (paper). 

Lohmann, Hans, Georg Kalaitzoglou, and Gundula Lüdorf, eds. Forschungen in der Mykale 1/1:Survey in der Mykale (Dilek Daglan/Aydin) 2001–2009 (Asia Minor Studien 77). 2 vols. Vol. 1, pp. lxxx + 436; vol. 2, pp. xii + 552. Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn 2017. €198. ISBN 978-3-7749-4016-1 (cloth). 

Loten, H. Stanley. Miscellaneous Investigations in Central Tikal: The Plaza of the Seven Temples (Tikal Report 23C, University Museum Monograph 147). Pp. xviii + 121. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia 2018. $59.95. ISBN 978-1-934536-95-7 (cloth). 

Loten, H. Stanley. Miscellaneous Investigations in Central Tikal: Structures in and Around the Lost World Plaza (Tikal Report 23D, University Museum Monograph 148). Pp. xviii + 73. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia 2018. $55. ISBN 978-1-934536-97-1 (cloth). 

Mac Sweeney, Naoise. Troy: Myth, City, Icon (Archaeological Histories). Pp. xvi + 186. Bloomsbury Academic, New York and London 2018. $26.96. ISBN 978-1-4725-2937-4 (paper).  

Maher, Matthew P. The Fortifications of Arkadian City States in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods. Pp. xiv + 426. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2017. $125. ISBN 978-0-19-878659-7 (cloth).

Marroni, Elisa. Vasi attici a figure rosse da Tarquinia (Mousai 5). Pp. 392. Edizioni ETS, Pisa 2017. €45. ISBN 978-8846749536 (paper). 

Mitford, Timothy Bruce. East of Asia Minor: Rome’s Hidden Frontier. 2 vols. Vol. 1, pp. lii + 425; vol. 2, pp. 332. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2018. $369.95. ISBN 0-19-872517-5 (cloth).

Morgan, David. Images at Work: The Material Culture of Enchantment. Pp. x + 224. Oxford University Press, New York 2018. $34.95. ISBN 978-0-19-027211-1 (cloth).

Mountjoy, P.A. Troy VI Middle, VI Late and VII: The Mycenaean Pottery (Studia Troica Monographien 9). Pp. 466. Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn 2017. €95. ISBN 978-3-7749-4067-3 (paper). 

Nielsen, Thomas Heine. Two Studies in the History of Ancient Greek Athletics (Scientia Danica Series H, Humanistica 8, Vol. 16). Pp. 300. Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen 2018. 200 DKK. ISBN 978-87-7304-412-4 (paper).

Niziolek, Lisa C., Deborah A. Bekken, and Gary M. Feinman, eds. China: Visions Through the Ages. Pp. viii + 354. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London 2018. $45. ISBN 978-0-226-38537-2 (cloth). 

Oenbrink, Werner. Die Sakralarchitektur der kommagenischen Hierothesia und Temene (Dolichener und Kommagenische Forschungen 8, Asia Minor Studien 83). Pp. viii + 299. Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn 2017. €79. ISBN 978-3-7749-4083-3 (cloth). 

Osborne, Robin. The Transformation of Athens: Painted Pottery and the Creation of Classical Greece. Pp. xx + 286. Princeton University Press, Princeton 2018. $49.95. ISBN 978-0-691-17767-0 (cloth). 

Peeples, Matthew A. Connected Communities: Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World. Pp. xiv + 278. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson 2018. $60. ISBN 978-0-8165-3568-2 (cloth). 

Powell, Anton, ed. A Companion to Sparta (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World). 2 vols. Vol. 1, pp. xviii + 422; vol. 2, pp. xii + 383. $400. Wiley, Hoboken, N.J.2018. ISBN 978-1-405-18869-2 (cloth).

Raeck, Wulf, ed. Figur und Raum in der frühgriechischen Flächenkunst: Archäologisches Symposion für Hanna Koenigs-Philipp Liebieghaus Frankfurt am Main im Juni 2008. Pp. 154. Reichert, Wiesbaden 2017. €59. ISBN 978-3-95490-058-9 (cloth). 

Renfrew, Colin, Iain Morely, and Michael Boyd, eds. Ritual, Play and Belief, in Evolution and Early Human Societies. Pp. xiv + 340. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2017. $120. ISBN 978-1-107-14356-2 (cloth). 

Ronchi, Diego. La colonia di Circeii: Dal tardo arcaismo alla colonia di Cesare padre. Santuari ed evidenze monumentali (Mousai 6). Pp. 176. Edizioni ETS, Pisa 2017. €25. ISBN 978-8846751225 (paper). 

Rüpke, Jörg. Pantheon: A New History of Roman Religion, translated by David M.B. Richardson. Pp. xviii + 554. Princeton University Press, Princeton 2018. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-691-15683-5 (cloth). 

Sagona, Antonio. The Archaeology of the Caucasus: From Earliest Settlements to the Iron Age (Cambridge World Archaeology)Pp. xix + 541. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2017. $140. ISBN 978-1-107-01659-0 (cloth).

Schachner, Andreas, ed. Ausgrabungen und Forschungen in der Westlichen Oberstadt von Hattuša II: Ausgrabungen auf dem Mittleren Plateau zwischen Sarıkale und Yenicekale (2006–2009) (Boğazköy-Hattuša Ergebnisse der Ausgrabungen 25). Pp. xii + 402. Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Berlin, and Walter de Gruyter, Boston 2017. €129,95. ISBN 978-3-11-056007-7 (cloth).  

Scheidel, Walter, ed. The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past. Pp. xviii + 260. Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford 2018. $35. ISBN 9780691162560 (paper).

Schultz, Peter, Bronwen L. Wickkiser, George Hinge, Chrysanthos Kanellopoulos, and John Franklin. The Thymele at Epidauros: Healing, Space, and Musical Performance in Late Classical Greece. Pp. 240. Theran, Fargo, N. Dak. 2017. $59.99. ISBN 978-1944296049 (paper). 

Strocka, Volker Michael. Dokimenische Säulensarkophage: Datierung und Deutung (Asia Minor Studien 82). Pp. ix + 394. Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn 2017. €85. ISBN 978-3-7749-4071-0 (cloth).

Tucci, Pier Luigi. The Temple of Peace in Rome. 2 vols. Vol. 1, pp. ix + 488; vol. 2, pp. viii + 631. Cambridge University Press, New York 2017. $90. ISBN 978-1-107-16247-1 (cloth). 

Voigts, Clemens. Selinus VI: Die Altäre in den Stadtheiligtümern. Studien zur westgriechischen Altararchitektur im 6. und 5. Jahrhundert v. Chr. (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Rom, Sonderschriften 21). Pp. 190. Reichert, Wiesbaden 2017. €78. ISBN 978-3-95490-213-2 (cloth). 

Ward, Walter D., ed. The Socio-Economic History and Material Culture of the Roman and Byzantine Near East: Essays in Honor of S. Thomas Parker (Gorgias Studies in Classical and Late Antiquity 22). Pp. xlii + 392. Gorgias Press, Piscataway, N.J. 2017. $190. ISBN 978-1-4632-0701-4 (cloth). 

Webster, Gary, and Maud Webster. Punctuated Insularity: The Archaeology of 4th and 3rd Millennium Sardinia (BAR-IS 2871). Pp. x + 162. BAR Publishing, Oxford 2017. £34. ISBN 978-1-4073-1619-2 (paper). 

Weststeijn, Arthur, and Frederick Whitling. Termini: Cornerstone of Modern Rome (Papers of the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome 65). Pp. 164. Edizioni Quasar, Rome 2017. €38. ISBN 978-88-7140-813-2 (paper). 

Winter, Engelbert, ed. Vom eisenzeitlichen Heiligtum zum christlichen Kloster: Neue Forschungen auf dem Dülük Baba Tepesi (Dolichener und Kommagenische Forschungen 9, Asia Minor Studien 84). Pp. xiv + 378. Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn 2017. €89. ISBN 978-3-7749-4079-6 (cloth). 

Yates, Donald N. Merchant Adventurer Kings of Rhoda: The Lost World of the Tucson Artifacts. Pp. xxx + 310. Panther’s Lodge, Longmont, Colo. 2018. $9.95. ISBN 1-974677-72-9 (paper). 

Zanni, Sara, ed. La route antique et médiévale: Nouvelles approches, nouveaux outils (Scripta antiqua 106)Pp. 176. Ausonius, Bordeaux 2017. €25. ISBN 978-2-35613-204-8 (paper). 

Zimmermann, Markus. Romanisation und Repräsentation in Noricum (Antiquitas ser. 1, Abhandlungen zur alten Geschichte 71). Pp. xii + 466. Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn 2017. €93. ISBN 978-3-7749-4080-2 (cloth). 

List of Books Received

American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 122, No. 3 (July 2018)

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DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1223.BooksReceived