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April 2021 (125.2)

Books Received

List of Books Received

Arnhold, Marlis. Transformationen stadtrömischer Heiligtümer während der späten Republik und Kaiserzeit (Contextualizing the Sacred 10). Turnhout: Brepols 2020. Pp. xxxii + 384. €130. ISBN 978-2-503-58835-3 (paper).

Banning, Edward B. The Archaeologist's Laboratory: The Analysis of Archaeological Evidence. 2nd ed. Cham: Springer Nature 2020. Pp. xlvii + 375. €85.59. ISBN 978-3-030-47992-3 (e-book).

Bell, Sinclair W., and Paul J. du Plessis, eds. Roman Law Before the Twelve Tables: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press 2020. Pp. viii + 205. $110. ISBN 978-1-4744-4398-2 (e-book).

Boschi, Federica, Enrico Giorgi, and Frank Vermeulen, eds. Picenum and the Ager Gallicus at the Dawn of the Roman Conquest: Landscape Archaeology and Material Culture. Oxford: Archaeopress Access Archaeology 2021. Pp. 230. £42. ISBN 9781789696998 (paper).

Cannata, Maria. Three Hundred Years of Death: The Egyptian Funerary Industry in the Ptolemaic Period (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East 110). Leiden: Brill 2020. Pp. 814. $276. ISBN 978-90-04-40679-7 (e-book).

Clark, Bonnie J. Finding Solace in the Soil: An Archaeology of Gardens and Gardeners at Amache. Louisville: University of Colorado Press 2020. Pp. xvi + 207. $46. ISBN 978-1-64642-093-3 (e-book).

Clarke, John R., and Nayla K. Muntasser, eds. Oplontis: Villa A (“of Poppaea”) at Torre Annunziata, Italy. Vol. 2, The Decorations: Painting, Stucco, Pavements, Sculptures. New York: American Council of Learned Societies 2019. Open access at ISBN 978-1-62820-138-3 (e-book).

Cline, Eric H. Digging Deeper: How Archaeology Works. Princeton: Princeton University Press 2020. Pp. xiv + 161. $12.95. ISBN 9780691211398 (e-book).

Duckworth, Chloë N., Aurélie Cuénod, and David J. Mattingly, eds. Mobile Technologies in the Ancient Sahara and Beyond (Trans-Saharan Archaeology 4). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2020. Pp. xx + 512. $120. ISBN 9781108908047 (cloth).

Duckworth, Chloë N., and Andrew I. Wilson, eds. Recycling and Reuse in the Roman Economy. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2020. Pp. 524. $130. ISBN 9780198860846 (cloth).

Graham, Emma-Jayne. Reassembling Religion in Roman Italy. London: Routledge. 2021. Pp. 268. $128. ISBN 9781138282711 (cloth).

Griselin, Sylvain. Fabrication et fonction des outils de type Montmorencien: Nouveau regard à partir des découvertes récentes sur les habitats mésolithiques (Mémoires de la Société préhistorique française 66). Nanterre: Société préhistorique française 2020. Pp. 234. €30. ISBN 978-2-913745-81-0 (e-book).

Günkel-Maschek, Ute. Minoische Bild-Räume: Neue Untersuchungen zu den Wandbildern des spätbronzezeitlichen Palastes von Knossos. Heidelberg: Heidelberg University Publishing 2020. Pp. 643. €75.90. ISBN 978-3-947732-91-3 (cloth).

Haug, Annette, and Stephanie Merten, eds. Urban Practices: Repopulating the Ancient City (Studies in Classical Archaeology 8). Turnhout: Brepols. 2020. Pp. xii + 172. €85. ISBN 978-2-503-58461-4 (paper).

Hillerdal, Charlotta, and Kristin Ilves, eds. Re-imagining Periphery: Archaeology and Text in Northern Europe from Iron Age to Viking and Early Medieval Periods. Oxford: Oxbow 2020. Pp. 200. $59.99. ISBN 9781789254501 (cloth).

Lensink, Stephen C., Joseph A. Tiffany, and Shirley J. Schermer, eds. Household Economy at Wall Ridge: A Fourteenth-Century Central Plains Farmstead in the Missouri Valley. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press 2020. Pp. 288. $70. ISBN 978-1-60781-773-4 (cloth).

Maier, Jessica. The Eternal City: A History of Rome in Maps. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press 2020. Pp. 240. $40. ISBN 9780226591452 (cloth).

Maniscalco, Laura, ed. Il Santuario dei Palici: Le ricerche del secondo decennio. Palermo: Regione siciliana, Assessorato dei beni culturali e dell’identità siciliana 2018. Pp. 376. Open access at ISBN 978-88-6164-486-1 (e-book).

McNamara, Ken. Dragon’s Teeth and Thunderstones: The Quest for the Meaning of Fossils. London: Reaktion Books 2020. Pp. 288. $25. ISBN 9781789142907 (cloth).

Murphy, Joanne M.A., ed. Rituals, Collapse, and Radical Transformation in Archaic States. London: Routledge 2020. Pp. 242. $128. ISBN 9780367230265 (cloth).

Naeh, Liat, and Dana Brostowsky Gilboa, eds. The Ancient Throne: The Mediterranean, Near East, and Beyond, from the Third Millennium BCE to the 14th Century CE. Proceedings of the Workshop Held at the 10th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East in Vienna, April 2016 (Oriental and European Archaeology, International Series, OREA 14). Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press 2020. Pp. 215. €100. ISBN 978-3-7001-8556-7 (cloth).

Nasrallah, Laura, AnneMarie Luijendijk, and Charalambos Bakirtzis, eds. From Roman to Early Christian Cyprus: Studies in Religion and Archaeology (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 437). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. 2020. Pp. xii + 326. €144. ISBN 978-3-16-156873-2 (cloth).

Osterholtz, Anna J., ed. The Poetics of Processing: Memory Formation, Identity, and the Handling of the Dead. Louisville: University of Colorado Press 2020. Pp. xii + 264. $58. ISBN 978-1-64642-061-2 (e-book).

Pollard, Nigel. Bombing Pompeii: World Heritage and Military Necessity. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 2020. Pp. 340. $54.95. ISBN 978-0-472-13220-1 (cloth).

Reisner, George Andrew. Archaeological Fieldwork in Egypt: A Method of Historical Research. Edited by Peter Lacovara, Sue D’Auria, and Jonathan P. Elias. Albany: Ancient Egyptian Heritage and Archaeology Fund 2020. Pp. 135. $25. ISBN 979-8656761710 (paper).

Rojas, Felipe. The Pasts of Roman Anatolia: Interpreters, Traces, Horizons. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2020. Pp. xxii + 252. $99.99. ISBN 9781108676809 (cloth).

Russell, Theresa, Nancy J. Parezo, and Don D. Fowler. A Marriage Out West: Theresa and Frank Russell’s Explorations in Arizona, 1900–1903. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press 2020. Pp. 472. $100. ISBN 9780816542093 (cloth).

Stoddart, Simon. Power and Place in Etruria: The Spatial Dynamics of a Mediterranean Civilization, 1200–500 BC. Vol. 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2020. Pp. xiv + 294. $99.99. ISBN 9780521380751 (cloth).

Storey, Glenn R. The Archaeology of Ancient Cities. Clinton Corners, N.Y.: Eliot Werner Publications 2020. Pp. 159. $32.95. ISBN 978-1-7333769-0-7 (paper).

Tugendhaft, Aaron. The Idols of ISIS: From Assyria to the Internet. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press 2020. Pp. 116. $18. ISBN 978-0-226-62367-2 (e-book).

Waksman, Sylvie Yona. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Food and Foodways in the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean (Archéologies 4). Lyon: Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée 2020. Pp. 508. €65. ISBN 978-2-35668-070-9 (paper).

Witmore, Christopher. Old Lands: A Chorography of the Eastern Peloponnese. London: Routledge 2020. Pp. 550. $35.96. ISBN 9780815363446 (paper).

Woolf, Greg. The Life and Death of Ancient Cities: A Natural History. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2020. Pp. 528. £25. ISBN 9780199664733 (cloth).

Wright, James C., and Mary K. Dabney. Nemea Valley Archaeological Project. Vol. 3, The Mycenean Settlement on Tsoungiza Hill. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies 2020. Pp. 1240. $150. ISBN 978-0-87661-924-7 (cloth).

Yasur-Landau, Assaf, and Eric H. Cline, eds. Excavations at Tel Kabri: The 2005–2011 Seasons (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East 111). Leiden: Brill 2020. Pp. xvi + 360. $248. ISBN 978-90-04-42571-2 (cloth).

Zamboni, Lorenzo, Manuel Fernández-Götz, and Carola Metzner-Nebelsick, eds. Crossing the Alps: Early Urbanism Between Northern Italy and Central Europe (900–400 BC). Leiden: Sidestone 2020. Pp. 434. £166.50. ISBN 978-90-8890-963-4 (e-book).

List of Books Received

American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 125, No. 2 (April 2021)

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DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1252.BooksReceived