Books received.


    AARTUN. KJELL. Mehrsprachige altsemitische KuIt-inschriften. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2011. Pp. 442, illus. [euro]98.

    Ain% JEFFREY. American Egyptologist: The Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2011. Pp. xix + 510. illus. $45.

    ALTMAN, AMNON. Tracing the Earliest Recorded Concepts of International Law: The Ancient Near East (2500-330 BCE). Legal History Library, Studies in the History of International Law, vol. 8. Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2012. Pp. xxvi + 254. $149. [Distributed by E. J. Brill, Leiden.]

    ANDERSSON. JAKOB. Kingship in the Early Mesopotamian Onomasticon, 2800-2200 BCE. Studia Semitica Upsaliensia. vol. 28. Uppsala: Uppsala Universitet, 2012 (paper).

    ARKHIPOV, ILYA. Le vocabulaire de la metallurgic et la nomenclature des objets en metal dans les texts de Mari. Archives Royales de Mari, vol. 32. Leuven: Peeters, 2012. Pp. xi + 538. [euro]67 (paper).

    ARP, JANNE. Die Nekropole al.s. Figuration: Zur Methodik des sozialen Interpretation der Felsfassaden-graben von Amarna. Gottinger Orientforschungen, Agypten. vol. 50. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012. Pp. vii + 215, illus. [euro]48 (paper).

    ARM. JOAN, and ELISABETTA VALTZ FINO, eds. Afghanistan: Forging Civilizations along the Silk Road. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Symposia. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. Pp. viii + 134, illus. $35 (paper). [Distributed by Yale University Press.]

    BAGG, ARIEL M. Die Assyrer and das Westland: Studien zur historischen Geographic and Herrschaftspraxis in der Levante im 1. Jr. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta, vol. 216. Leuven: Peeters. 2011. Pp. xxx + 502, maps. [euro]85.

    BAGNALL, ROGER S. Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East. Sather Classical Lectures, vol. 69. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2011. Pp. xiv + 179, illus. $49.95.

    BAKER, HEATHER D., ed. The Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire. vol. 3, pt. 2: S-Z. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2011. Pp. ix + 272 + B-36. $89. [Distributed by Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Ind.]

    BECKMAN, GARY M.; TREVOR R. BRYCE: and ERIC H. CLINE. The Ahhiyawa Texts. Writings from the Ancient World. vol. 28. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature. 2011. Pp. xvi + 302. $34.95 (paper).

    BEINLICH, HORST, ed. 'Die Manner hinter dem Konig': 6. Symposium zur agyptischen Ktinigsideologie. Konigtum. Staat und Gesellschaft hither Hochkulturen. vol. 4.3. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012. Pp. ix + 172. illus. [euro]48 (paper).

    BEN-DOV. JONATHAN; WAYNE HOROWITZ: and JoHN M. STEELE, eds. Living the Lunar Calendar. Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2012. Pp. viii + 387. illus. $60 (paper). [Distributed by The David Brown Book Co., Oakville, CT] BEN Zvi, EHUD, and DIANA V. EDELMAN, eds. What Was Authoritative for Chronicles? Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2011. Pp. viii + 268. $39.50.

    BERIELUNG, ANGELIKA, ed. Disaster and Relief Man-agernent/Katastrophen und ihre Bewaltigung. For-schungen zum Alien Testament, vol. 81. Ttibingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2012. Pp. vii + 544. illus. El 14.

    BLOMER, MICHAEL, and ENGELBERT WINTER, eds. Iuppiter Dolichenus: Yam Lokalkult und Reichsreli-gion. Orientalische Religionen in der Antike, vol. 8. Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2012. Pp. vii + 306, illus. [euro]99.

    BOUCHARLAT, REMY, and ERNIE HAERINCK. Tombes d'epoque parthe (chan.tiers de la vine des artisans). Mdmoires de la Delegation Archdologique en Iran, vol. 35. Leiden: Brill, 2011. Pp. 91, 35 plts. $135 (paper).

    BRYCE, TREVOR. The World of the Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press. 2012. Pp. xiii + 356. illus. $135.

    BUMAZHNOV, DmrrRu, and HANS REINHARD SEELIGER, eds. Syrien im L-7. Jahrhundert nach Christus. Studien und Texte zu Antike und Christentum, vol. 62. Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck. 2011. Pp. viii + 284. [euro]64 (paper).

    DABROWA. EDWARD. Studi Graeco-Parthica: Political and Cultural Relations between Greeks and Parthians. Philippika, vol. 49. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2011. Pp. 196. [euro]48 (paper).

    DALRYMPLE-HAMILTON, FRANCIS. An Inductive Grammar of Biblical Aramaic with Particular Reference to Daniel 24b-728. Edinburgh: The Edina Press, 2012. Pp. 249. [pounds sterling]25.

    DOZEMAN, THOMAS B.: THOMAS ROMER; and KON-RAD SCHMID. eds. Pentateuch. Hexateuch, or Enneateuch? Identifying Literary Works in Genesis through Kings. Ancient Israel and Its Literature, vol. 8. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature. 2011. Pp. x + 313. $39.95 (paper).

    DRESBACH. GUIDO. Zur Verwaltung in der 20. Dynastic: Das Wesirat. Konigtum, Staat und Gesellschaft fruher Hochkulturen, vol. 9. Wiesbaden: Harrasso-witz Verlag, 2012. Pp. xxii + 490. [euro]98.

    DURAND, JEAN-MARIE; THOMAS ROmER: and MICHAEL LANGLOIS, eds. Le jeune heros: Recherches sur la formation et la diffusion d'un theme litteraire au Proche-Orient ancient. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis, vol. 250. Fribourg: Academic Press, 2011. Pp. vi + 360, illus. FS 99.61.

    DUSEK, JAN. Aramaic and Hebrew Inscriptions from Mt. Gerizim and Samaria between Antiochus 111 and Antiochus IV Epiphanes. Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, vol. 54. Leiden: Brill, 2012. Pp. xviii + 200, illus. $135.

    EBERHART, CHRISTIAN A., ed. Ritual and Metaphor: Sacrifice in the Bible. SBL Resources for Biblical Study, vol. 68. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011. Pp. viii + 490, illus. $23.95 (paper).

    VON EHRENKROOK, JASON. Sculpting Idolatry in Flavian Rome: (An)Iconic Rhetoric in the Writings of Flavius Josephus. Early Judaism and Its Literature. vol. 33. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011. Pp. xiv + 226. $29.95 (paper).

    ERICKSON, KYLE. and GILLIAN RAMSEY, eds. Seleucid Dissolution: The Sinking of the Anchor. Philippika, vol. 50. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2011. Pp. 209, illus. C54 (paper).

    FAUST, AVRAHAM. The Archaeology of Israelite Society in Iron Age 11, tr. Ruth Ludlum. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2012. Pp. xviii + 328, illus. $49.50.

    FISCHER, IMRTRAUD; MERCEDES NAVARRO PUERTO; ANDREA TASCHL-ERBER; and JORUNN OKLAND, eds. Torah. The Bible and Women: An Encyclopedia of Exegesis and Cultural History, vol. 1.1. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011. Pp. xv + 175. illus. $59.95 (paper).

    FISCHER, ROBERT; DETLEV GRODDEK; and HENNING MARQUARDT. eds. Hethitologie in Dresden: Text-bearbeitungen, Arbeiten zur Forschungs- und Schriftgeschichte. Dresdner Beitrage zur Hethitologie. vol. 35. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2011. Pp. xi + 230. C72.

    FLINT, PETER W.; JEAN DUHA1ME; and KYUNG S. BAEK, eds. Celebrating the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Canadian Collection. Early Judaism and Its Literature, vol. 30. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011. Pp. xli + 621. 8 plts. $76.95 (paper).

    FREY, JORG; CARSTEN CLAUSSEN; and NADINE KES-SLER. eds. Qumran und die Archtiologie. Wissen-schaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament, vol. 278. Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011. Pp. xi + 561. illus. C139.

    FRITZ, VOLKMAR. The Emergence of Israel in the Twelfth and Eleventh Centuries B.C.E., tr. James W. Barker. Biblical Encyclopedia. vol. 2. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011. Pp. xviii + 268. $32.95 (paper).

    GACHET-BIZOLLON, JACQUELINE, ed. Tell Akkaz in Kuwait. Travaux de la Maison de l'Orient et de la Mediterranee, vol. 57. Paris: Maison de l'Orient et de la Mdditerranee, 2011. Pp. 436, illus., plates, CD-ROM (paper).

    GEHLKEN, ERLEND. Weather Omens of Enuma Anu Enlil: Thunderstorms, Wind and Rain (Tablets 44-49). Cuneiform Monographs, vol. 43. Leiden: Brill, 2012. Pp. x + 286,47 plts. $144.

    GERSTENBERGER, ERHARD S. Israel in the Persian Period: The Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C.E., translated by Siegfried S. Schatzmann. Biblical Encyclopedia, vol. 8. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011. Pp. xviii + 575. $65.95 (paper).

    GOYON, JEAN-CLAUDE. Le receuil de prophylaxie con-ire les aggressions des animaux venimeta du Musee de Brooklyn: Papyrus Wilbour 47.218.138. Studien zur spittagyptischen Religion, vol. 5. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012. Pp. xi + 192, 18 plts. [euro]78.

    GREEN, JACK; EMILY TEETER: and JOHN A. LARSON, eds. Picturing the Past: Imaging and Imagining the Ancient Middle East. Oriental Institute Museum Publications, vol. 34. Chicago: The Oriental Institute of the Univ. of Chicago, 2012. Pp. 184, illus. $29.95 (paper). 'Distributed by The David Brown Book Co., Oakville, CT.]

    GRODDEK, DETLEV. Hethitische Texte in Transkription, KBo 48. Dresdner Beitruge zur Hethitologie, vol. 38. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012. Pp. xvii + 193. E62 (paper).

    GUNDLACH, ROLF, ed. Palace and Temple: 5th Symposium on Egyptian Royal Ideology. Konigtum, Staat und Gesellschaft tither Hochkulturen, vol. 4.2. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2011. Pp. viii + 210, illus. [euro]58 (paper).

    GUNTHER, LINDA-MARIE, ed. Tryphe und Kultritual im archaischen Kleinctsien--ex oriente luxuria? Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012. Pp. 159, illus. [euro]39.80 (paper).

    GZELLA, HOLGER, ed. Languages from the World of the Bible. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2012. $112.

    HANNEKEN, TODD R. The Subversion of the Apocalypses in the Book of Jubilees. Early Judaism and Its Literature. vol. 34. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2012. Pp. xiv + 331. $42.95 (paper).

    HAYS, CHRISTOPHER B. Death in the Iron Age II and in First Isaiah. Forschungen zum Alten Testament, vol. 79. Tilbingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011. Pp. xviii + 455. E139.

    HAYS, HAROLD M. The Organization of the Pyramid Texts: Typology and Disposition. Probleme der Agyptologie, vol. 31. 2 vols. Leiden: Brill, 2012. Pp. xxxiv + 712, illus. $252.

    HEIMPEL, WOLFGANG, and GABRIELLA FRANTL-SZABO, eds. Strings and Threads: A Celebration of the Work of Anne Draffkorn Kilmer. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2011. Pp. x + 304. illus. $59.50.

    HENZE, MATTHIAS, ed. A Companion to Biblical Interpretation in Early Judaism. Grand Rapids. Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2012. Pp. xv + 568. $50 (paper).

    HEZSER, CATHERINE. Jewish Travel in...

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