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July 1997 (101.3)


Carved Ivories from Til Barsib (pp. 435–450)
Guy Bunnens

Crystals and Lenses in the Graeco-Roman World (pp. 451–464)
Dimitris Plantzos 

Torrent or Trickle? The Aqua Alsietina, the Naumachia Augusti, and the Transtiberim (pp. 465–492)
Rabun Taylor


Archaeology in Jordan (pp. 493–535)
Patricia M. Bikai and Virginia Egan

Review of Aegean Prehistory VI

The Palatial Bronze Age of the Southern and Central Greek Mainland (pp. 537–585)
Cynthia W. Shelmerdine

Review Article

The Death of the Sculptor? (pp. 587–591)
Jeffrey M. Hurwit

Book Reviews

Nationalism, Politics, and the Practice of Archaeology (pp. 591–592)
Edited by Philip L. Kohl and Clare Fawcett
Reviewed by Marek Zvelebil

Science and Site: Evaluation and Conservation (Proceedings of the Archaeological Science Conference, Bournemouth University, 8–10 September 1993) (pp. 592–593)
Edited by John Beavis and Katherine Barker
Reviewed by Michael E. Timpson

Archaeological Sediments and Soils: Analysis, Interpretation, and Management (Papers from the Tenth Anniverdary Conference of the Association for Environmental Archaeology, University College London, July 1989) (pp. 592–593)
Edited by Anthony J. Barham and Richard I. Macphail
Reviewed by Michael E. Timpson

The Archaeology and Art of Central Asia: Studies from the Former Soviet Union (p. 594)
Edited by B.A. Litvinskii and Carol Altman Bromberg
Reviewed by Antonio Invernizzi

Neolithikum und Chalkolithikum im Albanien (pp. 594–595)
By Muzafer Korkuti
Reviewed by Alexandra Kalogirou

Le Péloponnèse au Bronze Ancien (pp. 595–597)
By Josette Renard
Reviewed by Michael Cosmopoulos

Frühkretische Siegel: Ansätze für eine Interpretation der sozial-politischen Entwicklung auf Kreta während der Frühbronzezeit (pp. 597–598)
By Kostas Sbonias
Reviewed by Martha Heath Wiencke

Excavating Schliemann: Collected Papers on Schliemann; Schliemann of Troy: Treasure and Deceit (pp. 598–599)
By David A. Traill
Reviewed by Susan Heuck Allen

Minotaur and Centaur. Studies in the Archaeology of Crete and Euboea Presented to Mervyn Popham (pp. 599–600)
Edited by D. Evely, I. Lemos, and S. Sherratt
Reviewed by L. Vance Watrous

Archaische Siedlungen in Griechenland: Struktur und Entwicklung (pp. 600–601)
By Franziska Lang
Reviewed by A.M. Snodgrass

The Archaeology of Greek Colonisation: Essays Dedicated to Sir John Boardman (pp. 601–602)
Edited by Gocha R. Tsetskhladze and Franco De Angelis
Reviewed by Gail L. Hoffman

Megale Oikia. Untersuchungen zur Entwicklung aufwendiger griechischer Stadthausarchitektur: Von der Früharchaik bis ins 3. Jh. v. Chr., I–II (pp. 602–603)
By Moritz Kiderlen
Reviewed by Lisa Nevett

The Treasures of the Parthenon and Erechtheion (pp. 603–604)
By Diane Harris
Reviewed by Kenneth D.S. Lapatin

Sculptors and Physicians in Fifth-Century Greece: A Preliminary Study (pp. 604–606)
By Guy P.R. Métraux
Reviewed by Helen King

Anatomie und Physiognomie in der hellenistischen Plastik: Dargestellt am Pergamonaltar (pp. 604–606)
By Mechtild Amberger-Lahrmann
Reviewed by Helen King

Excavations at Dor: Final Report, Areas A and C. Vol. IA: Introduction and Stratigraphy; IB: The Finds (pp. 606–607)
By Ephraim Stern et al.
Reviewed by Andrea M. Berlin

La Muculufa II: Excavation and Survey 1988–1991. The Castelluccian Village and Other Areas (pp. 607–608)
By Brian McConnell et al.
Reviewed by Owen P. Doonan IV

Architetture dipinte: Decorazioni parietali non figurate nelle tombe a camera dellEtruria meridionale (VII–V sec. a.C.) (pp. 608–609)
By Alessandro Naso
Reviewed by Danielle M. Newland

Corpus Speculorum Etruscorum, Stato della Città del Vaticano 1. Città del Vaticano, Museo Profano della Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana; Roma, Collezione di antichità dellAbbazia di San Paolo fuori le mura (pp. 609–610)
By Roger Lambrechts
Reviewed by Richard Daniel de Puma

Corpus Speculorum Etruscorum, Italia 2. Perugia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale I (pp. 609–610)
By Alba Frascarelli
Reviewed by Richard Daniel de Puma

Corpus Speculorum Etruscorum, Italia 3. Volterra, Museo Guarnacci I (pp. 609–610)
By Gabriele Cateni
Reviewed by Richard Daniel de Puma

Augustan Culture: An Interpretive Introduction (pp. 610–612)
By Karl Galinsky
Reviewed by Natalie Boymel Kampen

Opferdiener und Kultmusiker auf stadtrömischen historischen Reliefs. Untersuchungen zur Ikonographie, Funktion und Benennung (pp. 612–613)
By Friederike Fless
Reviewed by C. Brian Rose

Scultura di età romana in basalto (pp. 613–614)
By Roberta Belli Pasqua
Reviewed by Mark D. Fullerton

Le nymphée de lagora dArgos: Fouille, étude architecturale et historique (pp. 614–615)
By Patrick Marchetti and Kostas Kolokotsas
Reviewed by Richard S. Mason

The Roman Baths of Lycia: An Architectural Study (pp. 615–616)
By Andrew Farrington
Reviewed by Inge Nielsen

Mutatio Valentia: The Late Roman Baths at Valesio, Salento (pp. 615–616)
By Johannes Boersma
Reviewed by Inge Nielsen

Africa Proconsularis: Regional Studies in the Segermes Valley of Northern Tunisia I: Archaeological Fieldwork: II: Pottery, Numismatics and the Antiquarian Data (pp. 616–617)
Edited by Søren Dietz, Laïla Ladjimi Sebaï, and Habib Ben Hassen
Reviewed by Philippe Leveau

The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya. Final Reports 5: The Sites Architecture, Its First Six Hundred Years of Development (pp. 617–618)
By Donald White
Reviewed by Bonna D. Wescoat

Excavations at Sabratha 1948–1951 II: The Finds, Pt. 2: The Finewares and Lamps (pp. 618–619)
Edited by Michael Fulford and Roberta Tomber
Reviewed by Kathleen Warner Slane

Sex and Society in Graeco-Roman Egypt (pp. 619–621)
By Dominic Montserrat
Reviewed by Lynn Meskell

Settlement and Economy in Italy 1500 B.C. to A.D. 1500. Papers of the Fifth Conference of Italian Archaeology (pp. 621–622)
Edited by Neil Christie
Reviewed by Marco Rendeli

The Sasanian Manor House at Hajiabad, Iran (pp. 622–623)
By Massoud Azarnoush
Reviewed by Soroor Ghanimati

Settlement and Social Organization: The Merovingian Region of Metz (pp. 623–624)
By Guy Halsall
Reviewed by Bailey K. Young

Classical Gems: Ancient and Modern Intaglios and Cameos in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (pp. 624–625)
By Martin Henig
Reviewed by Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Catalogue des lampes en terre cuite du Musée archéologique dIstanbul I: Époque proto-historique, archaïque, classique et hellénistique (pp. 625–626)
By Dominique Kassab Tezgor and Tahsin Sezer
Reviewed by Hector Williams

Cosa: The Lamps (pp. 625–626)
By Cleo Rickman Fitch and Norma Wynick Goldman
Reviewed by Hector Williams

Le sculture nel Palazzo Albertoni Spinola a Roma e le collezioni Paluzzi ed Altieri (p. 627)
By Giandomenico Spinola
Reviewed by Phyllis Pray Bober

Book Notes

Stone Tools and Society: Working Stone in Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain (p. 628)
By Mark Edmonds
Reviewed by P. Nick Kardulias

Statistics for Archaeologists: A Commonsense Approach (pp. 628–629)
By Robert D. Drennan
Reviewed by Gary Lock

Near Eastern and Aegean Texts from the Third to the First Millennia B.C. (p. 629)
Edited by A. Bernard Knapp
Reviewed by Thomas G. Palaima

Fouilles récentes à Khirokitia (Chypre) 1988–1991 (pp. 629–630)
Edited by Alain LeBrun
Reviewed by Alan H. Simmons

Tamassos: Ein antikes Königreich auf Zypern (p. 630)
By Hans-Günter Buchholz and Klaus Untiedt
Reviewed by Andrea Swinton

Books Received

List of Books Received (pp. 631–634)