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    ALBERTZ, RAINER; BETH ALPERT NAKHAI; SAUL M. OLYAN; and RUDIGER SCHMITT, eds. Family and Household Religion: Toward a Synthesis of Old Testament Studies, Archaeology, Epigraphy, and Cultural Studies. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2014. Pp. viii + 324, illus. $54.50.

    ARTUS, OLIVIER, ed. Loi et Justice dans la Litterature du Proche-Orient ancien. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fur Altorientalische und Biblische Rechtsgeschichte, vol. 20. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2013. Pp. 274. 68 [euro].

    ASAN, ALI NACI. Der Mythos vom erzurnten Gott: Ein philologischer Beitrag zum religionshistorischen Verstandnis des Telipinu-Mythos und verwandter Texte. Dresdner Beitrage zur Hethitologie, vol. 41. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014. Pp. xvii + 370. 88 [euro] (paper).

    AZZONI, ANNALISA. The Private Lives of Women in Persian Egypt. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2013. Pp. viii + 151. $39.50.

    BAINES, JOHN. High Culture and Experience in Ancient Egypt. Sheffield: Equinox, 2013. Pp. xix + 327, illus. $110. [Distributed by ISD, Bristol, Conn.]

    BAR, SHAY. The Dawn of the Bronze Age: The Pattern of Settlement in the Lower Jordan Valley and the Desert Fringes of Samaria during the Chalcolithic Period and Early Bronze Age 1. Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, vol. 72. Leiden: Brill, 2014. Pp. vi + 607, illus. $250.

    BAUCKHAM, RICHARD; JAMES R. DAVILA; AND ALEXANDER PANAYOTOV, eds. Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: More Noncanonical Scriptures. Vol. 1. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2013. Pp. xl + 808. $90.

    BAUGHAN, ELIZABETH P. Couched in Death: Klinai and Identity in Anatolia and Beyond. Wisconsin Studies in Classics. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 2013. Pp. xvii + 487, illus. $65.

    BAUTCH, RICHARD J., and J. TODD HIBBARD, eds. The Book of Isaiah: Enduring Questions Answered Anew. Essays Honoring Joseph Blenkinsopp and His Contribution to the Study of Isaiah. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2014. Pp. viii + 234. $35 (paper).

    BEINLICH, HORST, ed. 9. Agyptologische Tempeltagung: Kultabbildung und Kultrealitdt. Konigtum, Staat und Gesellschaft Friiher Hochkulturen, vol. 3,4. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2013. Pp. 391, illus. 84 [euro] (paper).

    BEN-DOV, JONATHAN, and SETH SANDERS, eds. Ancient Jewish Sciences and the History of Knowledge in Second Temple Literature. New York: New York Univ. Press and Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, 2014. Pp. 275. $55.

    BERLEJUNG, ANGELIKA, and MICHAEL P. STRECK, eds. Arameans, Chaldeans, and Arabs in Babylonia and Palestine in the First Millennium B.C. Leipziger Altorientalistische Studien, vol. 3. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2013. Pp. vii + 336, illus. 59 [euro] (paper).

    BETTS, A. V. G.; D. CROPPER; L. MARTIN; and C. MCCARTNEY. The Later Prehistory of the Badia. Excavations and Surveys in Eastern Jordan, vol. 2. Levant Supplementary Series, vol. 11. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2013. Pp. xviii + 198, 30 pits., $96. [Distributed by Casemate Academic, Oakville, Conn.]

    BLOUIN, KATHERINE. Triangular Landscapes: Environment, Society, and the State in the Nile Delta under Roman Rule. Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. xxv + 429, illus. $150.

    BONATZ, DOMINIK, and LUTZ MARTIN, eds. 100 Jahre archaologische Feldforschungen in Nordost-Syrien-eine Bilanz. Schriften der Max Freiherr von Oppenheim-Stiftung, vol. 18. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2013. Pp. xii + 311, illus. 39.80 [euro] (paper).

    BOCK, BARBARA. The Healing Goddess Gula: Towards an Understanding of Ancient Babylonian Medicine. Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, vol. 67. Leiden: Brill, 2014. Pp. x + 221, illus. $133.

    BRAUN, NADJA STEFANIE. Pharao und Priester--Sakrale Affirmation von Herrschaft durch Kultvollzug. Das Tagliche Kultbildritual im Neuen Reich und der Dritten Zwischenzeit. Philippika, vol. 23. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2013. Pp. ix + 368, 26 pits. 78 [euro].

    BRYCE, TREVOR. Ancient Syria: A Three Thousand Year History. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. xiv +379, illus. $50.

    BURKE, TONY. Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the Christian Apocrypha. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2013. Pp. vi +164. $18 (paper).

    CHARLESWORTH, JAMES H., ed. The Tomb of Jesus and His Family? Exploring Ancient Jewish Tombs Near Jerusalem's Walls. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. xx + 585, illus. $48 (paper).

    CHAVALAS, MARK W., ed. Women in the Ancient Near East: A Sourcebook. Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World. London: Routledge, 2014. Pp. xii + 319. $43.95 (paper).

    CHEN, Y. S. The Primeval Flood Catastrophe: Origins and Early Development in Mesopotamian Traditions. Oxford Oriental Monographs. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. xiii + 314, 16 pits. $175.

    COHEN, OHAD. The Verbal Tense System in Late Biblical Hebrew Prose. Harvard Semitic Studies, vol. 63. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2013. Pp. xii + 304. $49.50.

    COHEN, YORAM. Wisdom from the Late Bronze Age. Writings from the Ancient World, vol. 34. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013. Pp. xviii + 254, map. $31.95 (paper).

    CROUCH, C. L. The Making of Israel: Cultural Diversity in the Southern Levant and the Formation of Ethnic Identity in Deuteronomy. Supplements to Vetus Testamentum, vol. 162. Leiden: Brill, 2014. Pp. xi + 279. $149.

    DARNELL, JOHN COLEMAN. Theban Desert Road Survey II: The Rock Shrine ofPahu, Gebel Akhenaton, and Other Rock Inscriptions from the Western Hinterland of Qamula. Yale Egyptological Publications, vol. I. New Haven: Yale Egyptological Institute, 2013. Pp. xvii + 454, 246 pits. $150. [Distributed by ISD, Bristol, Conn.]

    DAVIES, PHILIP R. Rethinking Biblical Scholarship. Copenhagen International Seminar, Changing Perspectives, vol. 4. Durham, UK: Acumen Publishing, 2014. Pp. xv + 253. $99.95. [Distributed by ISD, Bristol, Conn.]

    DAVIS, ANDREW R. Tel Dan in Its Northern Cultic Context. Archaeology and Biblical Studies, vol. 20. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013. Pp. xv + 209, illus. $32.95 (paper).

    DELANGE, ELISABETH, and HORST JARITZ. Elephantine XXV: Der Widderfriedhof des Chnumtempels. Mit Beitragen zur Archaozoologie und zur Materialkunde. Deutsches Archaologisches Institut Kairo, Archaologische Veroffentlichungen, vol. 105. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2013. Pp. 253, 96 pits. 168 [euro].

    ECK, WERNER. Judaa-Syria Paldstina. Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism, vol. 157. Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014. Pp. xiv + 307. 119 [euro].

    EDELMAN, DIANA V., ed. Deuteronomy-Kings as Emerging Authoritative Books: A Conversation. Ancient Near East Monographs, vol. 6. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2014. Pp. xi + 289. $33.95 (paper).

    EIFRING, HALVOR, ed. Meditation in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. London: Bloomsbury, 2013. Pp. ix + 291. $120.

    FARBER, WALTER. Lamaatu: An Edition of the Canonical Series of Lamaatu Incantations and Rituals and Related Texts from the Second and First Millennia B.C. Mesopotamian Civilizations, vol. 18. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2014. Pp. xiii + 472, 91 pits. $99.50.

    FIJALKOWSKA, LENA. Le droit de la vente a Emar. Philippika, vol. 64. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014. Pp. xv + 502. 98 [euro].

    FINKELSTEIN, ISRAEL. The Forgotten Kingdom: The Archaeology and History of Northern Israel. Ancient Near Eastern Monographs, vol. 5. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013. Pp. xii + 197, illus. $24.95 (paper).

    FORTENBERRY, DIANE, ed. Souvenirs and New Ideas: Travel and Collecting in Egypt and the Near East. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2013. Pp. xi + 196, 17 pits. $50 (paper). [Distributed by Casemate Academic, Oakville, Conn.]

    FREYNE, SEAN. The Jesus Movement and Its Expansion: Meaning and Mission. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2014. Pp. xii + 383. $35 (paper).

    FRIED, LISBETH S. Ezra & the Law in History and Tradition. Columbia, S.C.: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 2014. Pp. xii + 258, illus. $59.95.

    FRIEDBERG, ALBERT D. Crafting the 613 Commandments: Maimonides on the Enumeration, Classification and Formulation of the Scriptural Commandments. Brighton, Mass.: Academic Studies Press, 2014. Pp. 398. $34 (paper).

    GARBINI, GIOVANNI. II poema di Baal di Ilimilku. Studi biblici. Brescia: Paidea Editrice, 2014. Pp. 183. 22 [euro] (paper).

    GARRARD, ANDREW N., and BRIAN F. BYRD. Beyond the Fertile Crescent: Late Paleolithic and Neolithic Communities of the Jordanian Steppe. The Azraq Basin Project, vol. 1. Levant Supplementary Series, vol. 13. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2013. Pp. x + 430. $90 (paper). [Distributed by Casemate Academic, Oakville, Conn.]

    GASPA, SALVATORE. Contentitori neoassiri: Studi per un repertorio lessicale. Philippika, vol. 67. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014. Pp. xix + 566, illus. 98 [euro].

    GIBSON, SHIMON; YONI SHAPIRA; and RUPERT L. CHAPMAN III. Tourists, Travellers and Hotels in Nineteenth-Century Jerusalem. The Palestine Exploration Fund Annual, vol. 11. Leeds: Maney Publishing, 2013. Pp. xv + 286, illus. $78. [Distributed by the David Brown Book Co., Oakville, Conn.]

    GIVEN, M.; A. B. KNAPP; J. NOLLER; L. SOLLARS; and V. KASSIANIDOU. Landscape and Interaction: Methodology, Analysis and Interpretation. Troodos Archaeological and Environmental Survey Project, vol. 1. Levant Supplementary Series, vol. 14. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2013. Pp. xvii + 398, 5 pits. $90. [Distributed by Casemate Academic, Oakville, Conn.]

    GIVEN, M.; A. B. KNAPP; J. NOLLER; L. SOLLARS; and V. KASSIANIDOU. Landscape and Interaction: The TAESP Landscape. Troodos Archaeological and Environmental Survey Project, vol, 2. Levant Supplementary Series, vol. 15. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2013. Pp. xix + 275, 5 pits. $76. [Distributed by Casemate Academic, Oakville, Conn.]

    GORDON, ROBERT R, and HANS M. BARSTAD, eds. "Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela Prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian Period. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2013. Pp. xiv + 322. $49.50.

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