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January 2020 (124.1)

Books Received

Books Received

Bąkowska-Czerner, Grażyna, and Rafał Czerner, eds. Greco-Roman Cities at the Crossroads of Cultures: The 20th Anniversary of Polish-Egyptian Conservation Mission Marina el-Alamein. Pp. iv + 312. Archaeopress, Oxford 2019. £60. ISBN 978-1-78969-148-1 (paper).

Barrett, Caitlín Eilís. Domesticating Empire: Egyptian Landscapes in Pompeian Gardens. Pp. xxiv + 445. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2019. $99 ISBN 978-0-19064-135-1 (cloth).

Barrett, John C., and Michael J. Boyd. From Stonehenge to Mycenae: The Challenges of Archaeological Interpretation. Pp. xiv + 201. Bloomsbury Academic, London 2019. $95. ISBN 978-1-4742-9189-7 (cloth).

Berlin, Andrea M., and Paul J. Kosmin, eds. Spear-Won Land: Sardis from the King’s Peace to the Peace of Apamea (Wisconsin Studies in Classics). Pp. xvi + 289. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison 2019. $129.95. ISBN 978-0-299-32130-7 (cloth).

Breeze, David J. The Frontiers of Imperial Rome, 2nd ed. Pp. xxiv + 244. Pen & Sword Military, Barnsley, U.K. 2019. $24.95. ISBN 978-1-52676-080-7 (paper).

Bunbury, Judith. The Nile and Ancient Egypt: Changing Land- and Waterscapes, from the Neolithic to the Roman Era. Pp. xvi + 182. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2019. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-10701-215-8 (cloth).

Collins, Andrew, and Gregory L. Little. Denisovan Origins: Hybrid Humans, Göbekli Tepe, and the Genesis of the Giants of Ancient America. Pp. xvi + 398. Bear & Company, Rochester, Vt. 2019. $24. ISBN 978-1-59143-263-0 (paper).

Diakou, Stella. The Upper Geometric Cemetery at Lapithos: University of Pennsylvania Museum Excavations 1931–1932 (SIMA 146). Pp. xxvi + 395. Astrom Editions, Uppsala 2018. €80. ISBN 978-91-981535-3-8 (cloth).

Dzbyński, Aleksander. Cinematosophical Introduction to the Theory of Archaeology: Understanding Archaeology Through Cinema, Philosophy, Literature and Some Incongruous Extremes. Pp. xiv + 299. Vernon Press, Wilmington, Del. 2019. $52. ISBN 978-1-62273-727-7 (cloth).

Elkins, Nathan T. A Monument to Dynasty and Death: The Story of Rome’s Colosseum and the Emperors Who Built It. Pp. 168. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore 2019. $19.95. ISBN 978-1-4214-3255-7 (paper).

Endreffy, Kata, Arpád Miklós Nagy, and Jeffrey Spier, eds. Magical Gems in Their Contexts: Proceedings of the International Workshop Held in the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, 16–18 February 2012 (StArch 229). Pp. xx + 340. L’Erma di Bretschneider, Rome 2019. €230. ISBN 978-88-913-1297-6 (paper).

Feuchtwang, Stephan, and Michael Rowlands. Civilisation Recast: Theoretical and Historical Perspectives. Pp. vi + 218. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2019. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-10848-434-3 (cloth).

Fischer, Peter M., and Teresa Bürge. Two Late Cypriot City Quarters at Hala Sultan Tekke: The Söderberg Expedition 2010–2017 (SIMA 147). Pp. 648. Astrom Editions, Uppsala 2018. €108. ISBN 978-91-981535-4-5 (cloth).

González Cesteros, Horacio, and Piero Berni Millet. Roman Amphorae in Neuss: Augustan to Julio-Claudian Contexts (Roman and Late Antique Mediterranean Pottery 12). Pp. viii + 136. Archaeopress, Oxford 2018. £35. ISBN 978-1-78969-052-1 (paper).

Gorzelany, Dorota. Macedonia – Alexandria: Monumental Funerary Complexes of the Late Classical and Hellenistic Age. Pp. iv + 236. Archaeopress, Oxford 2019. £32. ISBN 978-1-78969-136-8 (paper).

Greenslade, Simon, ed. Butrint 6: Excavations on the Vrina Plain. Vol. 1, The Lost Roman and Byzantine Suburb (Butrint Archaeological Monographs 6). Pp. 448. Oxbow, Oxford 2019. $99. ISBN 978-1-78925-213-2 (cloth).

Greenslade, Simon, ed. Butrint 6: Excavations on the Vrina Plain. Vol. 2, The Finds (Butrint Archaeological Monographs 6). Pp. xx + 284. Oxbow Books, Oxford 2019. $90. ISBN 978-1-78925-217-0 (cloth).

Hulin, Linda, Lindy Crewe, and Jennifer M. Webb, eds. Structures of Inequality on Bronze Age Cyprus: Studies in Honour of Alison K. South (SIMA-PB 187). Pp. xviii + 276. Astrom Editions, Nicosia, Cyprus 2018. €48. ISBN 978-9925-7455-0-0 (cloth).

Jacobs, Ine, and Hugh Elton, eds. Asia Minor in the Long Sixth Century: Current Research and Future Directions. Pp. viii + 245. Oxbow, Oxford 2019. $55. ISBN 978-1-78925-007-7 (paper).

Kirch, Patrick Vinton, and Clive Ruggles. Heiau, ‘Āina, Lani: The Hawaiian Temple System in Ancient Kahikinui and Kaupō, Maui. Pp. xx + 360. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu 2019. $75. ISBN 978-0-82487-827-6 (cloth).

Leatherbury, Sean V. Inscribing Faith in Late Antiquity: Between Reading and Seeing. Pp. xviii + 366. Routledge, London 2019. $140. ISBN 978-1-4724-5918-3 (cloth).

Levi, Sara T., Valentina Cannavò, and Daniele Brunelli. Atlas of Ceramic Fabrics 2. Italy: Southern Tyrrhenian. Neolithic–Bronze Age. Pp. viii + 168. Archaeopress, Oxford 2019. £35. ISBN 978-1-78969-117-7 (paper).

Mazzilli, Francesca. Rural Cult Centres in the Hauran: Part of the Broader Network of the Near East (100 BC–AD 300). (Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 51). Pp. viii + 208. Archaeopress, Oxford 2018. £32. ISBN 978-1-78491-954-2 (paper).

Morais, Rui, Delfim Leão, and Diana Rodríguez Pérez, eds., with Daniela Ferreira. Greek Art in Motion: Studies in Honour of Sir John Boardman on the Occasion of His 90th Birthday. Pp. iv + 510. Archaeopress, Oxford 2018. £75. ISBN 978-1-78969-023-1 (paper).

Nolan, Roger. Julius Caesar’s Invasion of Britain: Solving a 2,000-Year-Old Mystery. Pp. xxiv + 145. Frontline Books, Barnsley, U.K. 2018. $34.95. ISBN 978-1-52674-791-4 (cloth).

Olsen, Birgit Anette, Thomas Olander, and Kristian Kristiansen, eds. Tracing the Indo-Europeans: New Evidence from Archaeology and Historical Linguistics. Pp. viii + 184. Oxbow, Oxford 2019. £25. ISBN 978-1-78925-270-5 (paper).

Ortman, Scott G., ed. Reframing the Northern Rio Grande Pueblo Economy (Anthropological Papers of the University of Arizona 80). Pp. viii + 203. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson 2019. $19.95. ISBN 978-0-8165-3931-4 (paper).

Parcak, Sarah. Archaeology from Space: How the Future Shapes Our Past. Pp. 277. Henry Holt, New York 2019. $30. ISBN 978-1-2501-9828-0 (cloth).

Peltenburg, Edgar, Diane Bolger, and Lindy Crewe, eds. Figurine Makers of Prehistoric Cyprus: Settlement and Cemeteries at Souskiou. Pp. xx + 588. Oxbow, Oxford 2019. £48. ISBN 978-1-78925-019-0 (cloth).

Perreault, Charles. The Quality of the Archaeological Record. Pp. x + 254. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 2019. $35. ISBN 978-0-226-63096-0 (paper).

Puddu, Mauro. Funerary Archaeology and Changing Identities: Community Practices in Roman-Period Sardinia (Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 55). Pp. vi + 180. Archaeopress, Oxford 2018. £40. ISBN 978-1-78969-000-2 (paper).

Redmond, Brian G., Bret J. Ruby, and Jarrod Burks, eds. Encountering Hopewell in the Twenty-first Century, Ohio and Beyond. Vol. 1, Monuments and Ceremony. Pp. x + 270. The University of Akron Press, Akron 2019. $89.95. ISBN 978-1-629221-02-1 (cloth).

Regnier, Amanda L., Scott W. Hammerstedt, and Sheila Bobalik Savage, eds. The Ritual Landscape of Late Precontact Eastern Oklahoma: Archaeology from the WPA Era Until Today. Pp. 380. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa 2019. $69.95. ISBN 978-0-8173-2025-6 (cloth).

Sampson, Adamantios. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Sailors in the Aegean and the Near East. Pp. xii + 194. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne 2019. £66.99. ISBN 978-1-5275-3635-7 (cloth).

Stein, Joshua G. Trajan’s Hollow. Pp. 296. Applied Research and Design Publishing, San Francisco 2019. $30. ISBN 978-1-940743-93-6 (paper).

Szabó, Csaba. Sanctuaries in Roman Dacia: Materiality and Religious Experience (Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 49). Pp. viii + 242. Archaeopress, Oxford 2018. £40. ISBN 978-1-78969-081-1 (paper).

Tabolli, Jacopo, ed. From Invisible to Visible: New Methods and Data for the Archaeology of Infant and Child Burials in Pre-Roman Italy and Beyond (SIMA 149). Pp. x + 273. Astrom Editions, Uppsala 2018. €68. ISBN 978-9925-7455-2-4 (cloth).

Tang, Birgit. Decorating Floors: The Tesserae-in-Mortar Technique in the Ancient World (AnalRom 51). Pp. 475. Edizioni Quasar, Rome 2018. €32. ISBN 978-88-7140-932-0 (paper).

Von Mehren, Margit. The Orientalizing and Lucanian Tombs from Loc. De Santis I at Pontecagnano (AnalRom 52). Pp. 275. Edizioni Quasar, Rome 2019. €32. ISBN 978-88-7140-936-8 (paper).

Walter, Hans, Angelika Clemente, and Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier. Ursprung und Frühzeit des Heraion von Samos. Vol. 1, Topographie, Architektur und Geschichte (Samos 21.1). Pp. 350. Reichert Verlag, Wiesbaden 2019. €78. ISBN 978-3-95490-399-3 (cloth).

Webb, Jennifer M. Lapithos Vrysi tou Barba, Cyprus: Early and Middle Bronze Age Tombs Excavated by Menelaos Markides (SIMA 148). Pp. xx + 294. Astrom Editions, Uppsala 2018. €80. ISBN 978-9925-7455-1-7 (cloth).

Williams, Kimberly D., and Lesley A. Gregoricka, eds. Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia. Pp. xii + 256. University of Florida Press, Gainesville 2019. $100. ISBN 978-1-68340-079-0 (cloth).

Yegül, Fikret, and Diane Favro. Roman Architecture and Urbanism: From the Origins to Late Antiquity. Pp. xvi + 897. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2019. $300. ISBN 978-0-52147-071-1 (cloth).

List of Books Received

American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 124, No. 1 (January 2020)

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DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1241.BooksReceived