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List of Books Received

October 2020 (124.4)

Books Received

List of Books Received

Note: the number of books received was lower than usual due to COVID-19, which has affected both the shipping and receiving of books. The AJA is working with authors and publishers to continue the work of reviewing books during the pandemic. Questions or comments may be directed to

Allen, James. Ancient Egyptian Phonology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2020. Pp. x + 234. $79.99. ISBN 978-1-108-70730-5 (paper).

Bonetto, Jacopo, Denis Francisci, and Stefania Mazzocchin. Gortina IX.1 and Gortina IX.2: Il Teatro del Pythion. Scavi e ricerche 2001–2013. 2 vols. (Monografie della Scuola Archeologica di Atene e delle Missioni Italiane in Oriente 28). Athens: Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene 2019. Pp. 944 (both volumes). €155 (both volumes). ISBN 978-960-9559-16-4; 978-960-9559-15-7 (paper).

Dell’Acqua, Antonio. La decorazione architettonica di Brescia romana: Edifici pubblici e monumenti funerari dall'età repubblicana alla tarda antichità (Costruire nel mondo antico 2). Rome: Edizioni Quasar 2020. Pp. 481. €60. ISBN 978-88-5491-024-9 (paper).

Edmond, Ken. The Minority of James V: Scotland in Europe, 1513–1528. Edinburgh: John Donald 2019. Pp. x + 404. £63. ISBN 978-1-910900-31-4 (cloth).

Emmerson, Allison L.C. Life and Death in the Roman Suburb. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2020. Pp. 304. $90. ISBN 9780198852759 (e-book).

Eppihimer, Melissa. Exemplars of Kingship: Art, Tradition, and the Legacy of the Akkadians. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2019. Pp. xx + 299. $99. ISBN 9780190903015 (cloth).

Guttmann-Bond, Erika. Reinventing Sustainability: How Archaeology Can Save the Planet. Philadelphia: Oxbow 2019. Pp. x + 181. $39.99. ISBN 978-1-78570-992-0 (e-book).

Hodges, Richard, William Bowden, and Kosta Lako. Byzantine Butrint: Excavations and Surveys 1994–99 (Butrint Archaeological Monographs 2). Oxford: Oxbow 2020 (reprint). Pp. 424. $46. ISBN 9781789253436 (paper).

Ivleva, Tatiana, and Rob Collins, eds. Un-Roman Sex: Gender, Sexuality, and Lovemaking in the Roman Provinces and Frontiers. London: Routledge 2020. Pp. 380. $155. ISBN 9781138284029 (cloth).

Leidwanger, Justin. Roman Seas: A Maritime Archaeology of Eastern Mediterranean Economies. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2020. Pp. 336. $85. ISBN 9780190083656 (e-book).

Masci, Paolo. Archeologia a Camarina. Ceramiche e utensili in età ellenistica. Rome: Gangemi Editore 2020. Pp. 160. €26. ISBN 978-88-492-3891-4 (paper).

Mazza, Alba. Il Cosiddetto “Relitto di Pignataro di Fuori” di Lipari: Una Revisione del Contesto dell’Età del Bronzo a Cinquant’anni Dalla Sua Scoperta (Italian Research on Ancient World 6). Rome: Arbor Sapientiae 2019. Pp. 138. €45. ISBN 978-88 94820-79-9 (paper).

McCoy, Mark D. Maps for Time Travelers: How Archaeologists Use Technology to Bring Us Closer to the Past. Berkeley: University of California Press 2020. Pp. xviii + 257. $26.95. ISBN 9780520303164 (cloth).

Mogetta, Marcello, ed. Elite Burial Practices and Processes of Urbanization at Gabii: The Non-adult Tombs from Area D of the Gabii Project Excavations (JRA Suppl. 108). Portsmouth, R.I.: Journal of Roman Archaeology 2020. Pp. 172. $79.50. ISBN 978-0-9994586-2-4 (cloth).

Seaman, Kristen. Rhetoric and Innovation in Hellenistic Art. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2020. Pp. 206. $99.99. ISBN 9781108490917 (e-book).

Somhegyi, Zoltán. Reviewing the Past: The Presence of Ruins. London: Rowman & Littlefield 2020. Pp. 274. $34.95. ISBN 978-1-78660-761-4 (paper).

Van Oyen, Astrid. The Socio-Economics of Roman Storage: Agriculture, Trade, and Family. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2020. Pp. 296. $110. ISBN 9781108495530 (e-book).

von den Hoff, Ralf. Handlungsporträt und Herrscherbild. Die Heroisierung der Tat in Bildnissen Alexanders des Großen (Figurationen des Heroischen 6). Göttingen: Wallstein 2020. Pp. 96. €12.90. ISBN 978-3-8353-3506-6 (paper).

Weaver, Eddie. The Antediluvian Signature: Atlantis. Pp. 36. $15. ISBN 9798605725374 (paper).

List of Books Received

American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 124, No. 4 (October 2020)

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DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1244.BooksReceived