"The last 15 years have witnessed important advances in the archaeological study of ancient religion. This welcome compendium summarizes many of these developments and represents one of the few anthologies that provide a comparative archaeological study of past religious traditions…this volume will prove useful for students interested in religious practices of ancient cultures and world religions. Summing Up: Recommended."
- E.R. Swenson, CHOICE
"At long last, a thorough and readable introduction to the archaeology of religion. Perfect for students, this volume will also prove invaluable to professional archaeologists concerned with studying and understanding sacred sites, landscapes and artifacts.
- David S. Whitley, Author of Introduction to Rock Art Research and Cave Paintings and the Human Spirit