A new – and very interesting – paper has just appeared that deals with the very impressive collection of donkey burials/sacrifices that were found below domestic floors in the EB levels in Area E at Tell es-Safi/Gath.
Here are the full details of the paper:
Greenfield, H. J., Greenfield, T. L., Shai, I., Albaz, S., and Maeir, A. M. 2018. Household Rituals and Sacrificial Donkeys: Why Are There So Many Domestic Donkeys Buried in an Early Bronze Age Neighborhood at Tell eṣ-Ṣâfi/Gath? Near Eastern Archaeology 81(3): 202–11.
Check it out here!