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The Journal of 

The Australian Institute of Archaeology

Buried History Index
Volume 53, 2017


Jamieson, Andrew,  Emeritus Professor Antonio Giuseppe Sagona FSA FAHA AM 1956–2017: portrait of a scholar,  3 - 10.


Gerber, Albrecht, An Unexplored 11th Century Gospel Lectionary in Sydney, 11 - 18
Balderstone, Susan,  G.R.H. Wright and the Restoration of Ancient Monuments, 19 - 34
Charlesworth, Scott D., A reused roll or a ‘curious Christian codex’? Reconsidering British Library Papyrus 2053 (P.Oxy. 8.1075 + P.Oxy. 8.1079),   by Charlesworth    35 - 44


Siddall, Luis R., Mattias Karlsson, Relations of Power in Early Neo-Assyrian State Ideology, Studies in Ancient Near Eastern Records 10, Boston and Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016,  45 - 6
Saunders, David,  Benjamin W. Roberts and Christopher P. Thornton, eds, Archaeometallurgy in Global Perspective: Methods and Syntheses, New York: Springer 2014,  46 - 49
Davey, Christopher J., Eric H. Cline, Three Stones Make a Wall: The Story of Archaeology, with illustrations by Glynnis Fawkes, Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2017,  50

Volume 52, 2016


Tappy, Ron E., The Harvard Expedition to Samaria: A Story of Twists and Turns in the Opening Season of 1908, 3-30

Siddall, Luis R., Assyrian Clay Hands from Nimrud in the Australian Institute of Archaeology, 31-34

Davey, Christopher J., Large merchant ships in Roman times: the Spritsail legacy, Part II, 35-44

Brief Communication:

Saunders, David, Richard Collmann & Luis R. Siddall, Reflectance Transformation Imaging and the Cuneiform in Australia and New Zealand Collections Project, 45-48


Millard, Alan: W.G. Lambert, Ancient Mesopotamian Religion and Mythology, eds A.R. George and T.M. Oshima, Orientalische Religionen in der Antike 15, Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 2016, 49-50

White, A.J., James Clackson, Language and Society in the Greek and Roman Worlds (Key Themes in Ancient History), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015, 50-51

Balderstone, Susan: Vered Shalev-Hurvitz, Holy Sites Encircled: The Early Byzantine Concentric Churches of Jerusalem, Oxford Studies in Byzantium, Oxford University Press, New York 2015, 51-53

Balderstone, Susan: Andrew M. Madden, Corpus of Byzantine Church Mosaic Pavements from Israel and the Palestinian Territories, Colloquia Antiqua 13, Peeters, Leuven, Belgium 2014, 53

Davey, Christopher J.: David Beresford, Ancient Sailing Season, (Mnemosyne Supplements 351) Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2013, 53-54

Volume 51, 2015


Verduci, J.A., Excavations at Tuleilat Qasr Mousa Hamid, 3-16

Davey, Christopher J., G.H.R. Horsley & Benjamin Ioset, Dionysia or Dionysias at Kourion, Cyprus, 17-18

Lever, Michael David, A Person of Interest: Gordon Childe and MI5, 19-30

Davey, Christopher J., Sailing to windward in Roman times: the spritsail legacy, 31-44

Mustafa, Bashar, Ras al-Shagry tomb update: North Phoenician territory in the second half of the first millennium BC, 45-54

Brief Communication:

Siddall, Luis R., Cuneiform Texts in Australian Public Collections: Phase One Complete, 55-56

Horowitz, Wayne, Scott Reeves, Larry Stillman, Peter Zilberg & Moira White, Cuneiform Texts in The Otago Museum: A preliminary report, 57-60


Tebes, Juan Manuel: Thomas E. Levy, Mohammad Najjar and Erez Ben-Yosef eds, New Insights into the Iron Age Archaeology of Edom, Southern Jordan, Los Angeles CA: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press 2014, 61-64

Robar, Elizabeth: Francis I. Andersen and A. Dean Forbes, Biblical Hebrew Grammar Visualized, Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns 2012, 65-67

Siddall, Luis R.: Kenneth A. Kitchen and Paul J.N. Lawrence, Treaty, Law and Covenant in the Ancient Near East, 3 volumes, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag 2012, 67-69

al-Gailani, Lamia: Parvine H. Merrillees, Ancient Near Eastern cylinder and stamp seals in Australian collections, Melbourne: Australian Institute of Archaeology 2015, 70

Volume 50, 2014


Meyers, Eric M. and Carol, Holy Land Archaeology: Where the Past Meets the Present, 3-16

Nobbs, Alanna, A Problem like Maria: Further Reflections on Christian onomastic practices, 17-20

Davey, Christopher J., The Australian Institute of Archaeology and the beginning of ancient world archaeology at the University of Melbourne, 21-30

Anderson, Malcolm, Dismantling the House that Albright Built: Dever’s Rise and Decline Narrative in the Reorientation of American Biblical Archaeology 31-38

Brief Communication:

Wolff, Samuel, Baruch Brandl & Norma Franklin, Anecdotes on Dr Movius’ Paper: Champion de Crespigny and Reiss/Avigad, 39-42


Jamieson, Andrew S.: J. Trevor Bryce, Ancient Syria: A Three Thousand Year History, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, 43-45

Millard, Alan: Irving Finkel, The Ark Before Noah: Decoding the Story of the Flood, London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2014, 46-47

Davey, Christopher J.: Eric H. Cline, 1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed, Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2014, 47-48

Davey, Christopher J.: A.A. Macintosh & C.L. Engle, The T&T Clark Hebrew Primer, London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2014, 49

Davey, Christopher J.: David Gange, Dialogues with the Dead: Egyptology in British Culture and Religion, 1822-1922, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 50-52

Volume 49, 2013

Hennessy, Linda, Tribute: John Basil Hennessy AO, 3-10


Movius, Geoffrey H., Nancy Ch. de C. Movius and her ‘unusual career’, 11-16

Merrillees, Robert S., Veronica Seton-Williams: A proud Australian Archaeologist, 17-22

Edwards, Phillip C., Redemption in the Land of Archaeological Sin: great excavators in the Middle East during the 1920s, 23-36

Davey, Christopher J., G.R.H. (Mick) Wright: A remarkable Australian archaeological architect, 37-52

Brief Communication:

Siddall, Luis R. & Wayne Horowitz, Cuneiform in Australian and New Zealand Collections: A First Glimpse, 53-56


Bourke, Graeme F.: Judy Powell, Love’s Obsession: The Lives and Archaeology of Jim and Eve Stewart, Kent Town, South Australia: Wakefield Press, 2013, 57-58

Davey, Christopher J.: Lydia C. Carr, Tessa Verney Wheeler: Women and Archaeology before World War Two, Oxford: University Press, 2012, 59-60

Davey, Christopher J.: Cor Notebaart, Metallurgical Metaphors in the Hebrew Bible, Amsterdamse Cahiers voor Exegese van de Bijbel en zijn Tradities Supplement Series 9, Bergambacht: 2VM, 2012, 61-62

Gardner, Anne E.: Martin Goodman, Rome and Jerusalem: The Clash of Ancient Civilisations, London: Penguin Books, 2008, 62-63

Kitchen, Merrill: Craig A. Evans, Jesus and His World: The Archaeological Evidence, Louisville KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2012, 64

Volume 48, 2012


Dever, William G., Reflections on the Death of Biblical Archaeology, 3-10

Mugridge, Alan, Learning and Faith: On calling papyri ‘school texts’ and ‘Christian’, 11-26

Quintana, Carolina, The Socio-Economical Character of the A-Group in Lower Nubia (c. 3700-2800 BCE), 27-36

Arbino, Gary P., Evangelical Theology, Biblical Archaeology and American Schools of Oriental Research’s continuing relevance, 37-46


Gardner, Anne E.: James C. VanderKam, The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible, Grand Rapids, Michigan/ Cambridge, UK, Eerdmans, 2012, 47-49

Gardner, Anne E.: Ronny Reich (trans. Miriam Feinberg Varnosh), Excavating the City of David: Where Jerusalem’s History Began, Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society and Biblical Archaeology Society, 2011, 50-51

Davey, Christopher J.: James K. Hoffmeier and Dennis R. Magary, Do Historical Matters Matter to Faith: A Critical Appraisal of Modern and Postmodern Approaches to Scripture, Wheaton Il: Crossway, 2012, 51-52

Volume 47, 2011


Harrison, James R., ‘More than conquerors’ (Rom 8:37): Paul’s Gospel and the Augustan Triumphal Arches of the Greek East and Latin West, 3-20

Gerber, Albrecht, The Deissmann Ostraca after 75 Years in Sydney, 21-34

Horsley, G.H.R., One hundred years of the Loeb Classical Library, 35-58

Keener, Craig S., Reading the Gospels as Biographies of a Sage, 59-66

Mordà, Barbara, Foot-amulets: a possible amuletic value, 67-70


Rix, Emma: G.H.R. Horsley, Regional Epigraphic Collections of Asia Minor V: The Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the Burdur Archaeological Museum, London: BIAA, 2007, 71-74

Judge, E.A.: Albrecht Gerber, Deissmann the Philologist, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2010 , 75-77

Davey, Christopher J.: G.R.H. Wright, Ancient Building Technology, Volume 3, Construction, Technology and Change in History 12/1, Leiden: Brill 2009, 78-79

Davey, Christopher J.: Paul Lawrence, The Books of Moses Revisited, Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2011, 79

Noack, John: Adam Winn, The Purpose of Mark’s Gospel: An Early Christian Response to Roman Imperial Propaganda, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008, 80

Noack, John: Francesca Stavrakopoulou and John Barton eds, Religious Diversity in Ancient Israel and Judah, London and New York: T&T Clark International, 2010, 81-82

Volume 46, 2010

Davey, Christopher J., Anson Frank Rainey 1930 – 2011, 3-6


Davis, Thomas W., Earthquakes and the Crises of Faith: Social Transformation in Late Antique Cyprus, 7-16

Kitchen, Kenneth A., Fragment of an Old-South-Arabian Dedicatory Stela IA17.127, 17-18

Kitchen, Merrill, Uncovering the Kingdom of Heaven: Archaeological Exploration and the Gospel of Matthew, 19-28

el-Khouri, Lamia, Stone Grinding Tools of the Northern Highlands of Jordan in Classical and Early Islamic Periods Case Study: Barsinia 29-40


Davey, Christopher J.: Thomas E Levy ed., Historical Biblical Archaeology and the Future: The New Pragmatism, London and Oakville: Equinox, 2010, 41-46

Volume 45, 2009


Davey, Christopher J., Professor Donald John Wiseman OBE DLit FBA FKC FSA (1918-2010): A Tribute, 3-6

Mitchell, Terence C., Nebo-Sarsekim (Jeremiah 39:3) mentioned in a recently noticed Babylonian text, 7-10

Hunter, Erica C.D., Men Only: Hebrew-script Inscriptions from Jam, Afghanistan, 11-14

Craig, Pamela J. & Janet Davey, Mummified Child – A Further Investigation, 15-22

Gardner, Anne E., The Function of the Middle Building in Late Bronze Age Jericho, 23-32


Charlesworth, Scott D.: R. Bauckham, Jesus and the eyewitnesses: the Gospels as eyewitness testimony, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006, 33-36

Davey, Christopher J.: Don C. Benjamin, Stones and Stories: An Introduction to Archaeology and the Bible, Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2010, 37-38

Davey, Christopher J.: Shlomo Sand, The Invention of the Jewish People, (trans. from Hebrew by Yael Lotan) London: Verso, 2009, 39-40

Volume 44, 2008


Hoffmeier, James K., The Search for Migdol of the New Kingdom and Exodus 14:2: An Update, 3-12

Treloar, Geoffrey R., Encountering the Biblical Landscape: Arthur Penrhyn Stanley's Sinai and Palestine and its British Reception, 13-34

Livingstone, R., Thomas Chandler & Derrick Martin, Reconstructing Ancient Kellis Part III: Clothing, 35-38


Charlesworth, Scott D.: Craig A. Evans, Fabricating Jesus: How Modern Scholars Distort the Gospels, Downers Grove: IVP, 2006, 39-40

Davey, Christopher J.: Richard S. Hess, Israelite Religions: an Archaeological and Biblical Survey, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2007, 41-42

Davey, Christopher J.: Finkel, I.L. & M.J. Seymour eds, Babylon: Myth and Reality, London: The British Museum Press, 2008, 43-44

Davey, Christopher J.: Aruz, Joan,  Kim Benzel & Jean M. Evans eds, Babylon and Beyond: Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium B.C., New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2008, 43-44

Volume 43, 2007


Kanawati, Naguib, The Tomb of Mereruka: a document on his life and character, 3-10

Tebes, Juan Manuel, Pottery Makers and Premodern Exchange in the Fringes of Egypt: An Approximation to the Distribution of Iron Age Midianite Pottery, 11-26

Longman III, Tremper, The Theology and History of the Exodus: The State of the Question, 27-34

Merrillees, Parvine H., Ancient Near Eastern Seals-Enduring Envoys, 35-42


Gribben, Robert: Susan Balderstone, Early Church Architectural Forms: A Theologically Contextual Typology for the Eastern Churches 4th-6th Centuries, Melbourne: Australian Institute of Archaeology, 43-44

Davey,  Christopher J.: Georgina Howell, Daughter of the Desert: The remarkable life of Gertrude Bell, London: Macmillian, 2006, 44-45

Davey,  Christopher J.: Janet Wallach, Desert Queen The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, adviser to Kings, ally of Lawrence of Arabia, London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2004, 45-46

Davey,  Christopher J.: Robert Irving, For Lust of Knowing: The Orientalists and their Enemies, London: Penguin, 2007, 47-48

Volume 42, 2006


Janssen, Rosalind, The Old Women of Deir el-Medina, 3-10

Mawdsley, Lisa, A First Dynasty Egyptian wine jar with a potmark in the collection of the Australian Institute of Archaeology, 11-16

Bowen, Gillian E., Thomas Chandler, Derrick Martin & C. A. Hope,  Reconstructing Ancient Kellis Part II, 17-24

Charlesworth, Scott D., Public vs. Private: Second- and Third-Century Gospel Manuscripts, 25-36

Brief Communication:

Mann, Rupert-Angus, A Preliminary Analysis of the Cartonnage on the Child Mummy in the collection of the Australian Institute of Archaeology, 37-46


Werr, Lamia al-Gailani: Magnus T. Bernhardsson, Reclaiming a Plundered Past: Archaeology and Nation Building in Modern Iraq, Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005, 47-47

Davey, Christopher J.: Milbury Polk & Angela M.H. Schuster eds, The Looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad: The lost legacy of Ancient Mesopotamia, New York: Abrams, 2005, 48

Davey, Christopher J.: Raz Kletter, Just Past? The making of Israeli Archaeology, London: Equinox, 2006, 49-50

Volume 41, 2005


Judge, Edwin, On this rock I will build my ekklesia: Counter-cultic springs of multiculturalism?, 3-28

Gerber, Albrecht, Gustaf Adolf Deissmann (1866-1937): tailblazer in biblical studies, in archaeology of Ephesus, and in international reconciliation, 29-42

Mitchell, Terence C., New Light on the Siloam Tunnel Inscription, 43-50

Bowen, Gillian E., Thomas Chandler & Derrick Martin, Reconstructing Ancient Kellis, 51-64


Wilson, Lindsay: Kenneth A. Kitchen, On the Reliability of the Old Testament, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003, 65-66

Hopkins, Alexander: Gavin Betts, Teach yourself New Testament Greek, Teach Yourself Books; Revised edition, 2004, 66-68

Davey, Christopher J.: James K. Hoffmeier, Ancient Israel in Sinai, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005, 69-70

Davey, Christopher J.: Shimon Gibson, The Cave of John the Baptist, New York: Doubleday, 2004, 70

Gillin, Murray: Colin J. Humphreys, The Miracles of Exodus, London: Continuum, 2003, 71-72

McDowell, Ian: Gerald O'Farrell, The Tutankhamun deception, Great Britain: Sidgwick & Jackson, 2001, 72

Volume 40, 2004

Horsley, Greg H.R, Tribute: Mary Dolan: 2 December 1931-2 April 2004, 3-6


Millard, Alan R., Half a Pot is Better than No Pot at All: The Role of Accident in Archaeology, 7-14

Bowen, Gillian E., Aspects of Christian Burial Practice, 15-28

Balderstone, Susan, Architectural expression of liturgy and doctrine in Eastern churches of the fourth to sixth centuries: towards a theologically contextual typology, 29-38

Dolan, Mary, Jezebel: A Hebrew Disaster, 39-48

Volume 39, 2003


David, A. Rosalie, William Flinders Petrie and the Egyptology Collection at the Manchester Museum, England, 3-10

Barnett, Paul, The Birth of Christianity, 11-19

Craig, Pamela & Janet Davey, A Radiographic Study of the Head of a Child from Graeco-Roman Egypt, 21-28

Davey, Janet, David Ranson, Pamela Craig, Lee Coleman & Alan McKenzie, A Mummified Child, 29-36

Brief Communication:

Martin, Matthew J., Simone Rickerby & R. Geoffrey Jenkins, Ain Sa'af, Kharga Oasis, Egypt Preliminary Survey, 2002-2003, 37-43


Whincop, Matthew: Peter M.M.G. Akkermans & Glen M. Schwartz, The Archaeology of Syria: From Complex Hunter-Gatherers to Early Urban Societies (ca. 16,000-300 BC), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003, 44-44

Volume 37 & 38, 2001/2

Davey, Christopher J., A tribute: John Arthur Thompson, 24 October 1913-23 November 2002, 3-6


Freedman, David Noel & Rebecca L. Frey, The Dome of the Rock, 7-14

Davey, Christopher J., The Evacuation Technology used in Cow Catacombs of the Sacred Animal Necroplis, North Saqqara, Egypt, 15-24

Whincop, Matthew R., Aspects of Cultic Ritual within early Philistia: Who are you calling a Philistine?, 25-44

Lawrence, Paul J.N., Places Hidden in the Old Testament, 45-46


Eriksson, Kathryn O.: Jennifer M. Webb, Exploring the Bronze Age in Cyprus: Australian Perspectives, 47-48

Volume 36, Nos 1-2, 2000


Dolan, Mary, Digging Up Hazor: A Personal Perspective, 4-12

Horsley, Greg, Ephesos, Epigraphy, and Exegesis, 13-48

Horsley, Greg, Anatolia, from the Celts to the Christians: A review of S. Mitchell, Anatolia. Land, Men and Gods in Asia Minor, 49-55

Volume 36, Nos 3-4, 2000

Davey, Christopher J., Gordon G. Garner 16.9.1926 - 6.8.2001, 5-6


Garner, Gordon G., Archaeology as a Tool: The role of Archaeology in relation to the Bible (reprint), 7-14

Dolan, Mary, The Assyrian background to the Books of Kings, Chronicles and Isaiah, 15-23

Hardwick, Nicholas, Curating a Virtual Museum: The Collection of the Australian Institute of Archaeology, 24-26

Andersen, Francis I., Surfing the www…, 27-30

Andersen, Francis I., The Bible and Archaeology on the World Wide Web, 31-32

Lawrence, Paul J.N., Anatolia in the Old Testament, 33-36

Hill, Peter A.L., The House of Hakkoz and the Copper Scroll (3Q15), 37-42


McDowell, Ian: Paul Jordan, The Riddles of the Sphinx, New York: New York University Press, 1998, 43

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