Bibliography

Publications Deriving from the Tell es-Safi/Gath Archaeological Project

From 1997- February 2013 

Please check out Professor Aren Maeir’s Academia page where many of these articles can be viewed.

Ackermann, O.
2004 Man Landscape Relationships in the Tell es-Safi/Gath Area during the Last 6000 Years. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan.

Ackermann, O., Bruins, H. J., and Maeir, A. M.
2004 Human Impact on Landscape Evolution in the Environs of Tell es-Safi/Gath (Judean Shephelah) During the Last 3000 Years (In Hebrew with English abstract). Judea and Samaria 13: 417-28, XXIX-XXX.

2005 A Unique Human-Made Trench at Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel: Anthropogenic Impact and Landscape Response. Geoarchaeology 20(3): 303-28.

Ackermann, O., Maeir, A. M., and Bruins, H. J.
2004 Unique Human-Made Catenary Changes and Their Effect on Soil and Vegetation in the Semi-Arid Mediterranean Zone: A Case Study on Sarcopterium Spinosum Distribution near Tell es-Sâfi/Gath, Israel. Catena 57: 309-30.

2005 Evidence of the Ancient Landscape Around Archaeological Sites – A “Stage” for Ancient Human Activity: A Case Study from Tell es-Safi/Gath (In Hebrew). Pp. 33-60 in Archaeology and Environment: Conference Proceedings, eds. O. Ackermann, A. Faust and A. M. Maeir. Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University.

Ackermann, O., Bruins, H. J., Sarah, P., Zhevelev, H., and Maeir, A. M.
2005 Landscape Archaeology in a Dry-Stream Valley Near Tell es-Safi/Gath (Israel): Agricultural Terraces and the Origin of Fill Deposits. Environmental Archaeology 10(2): 199-215.

Ackermann, O., Maeir, A. M., Bruins, H. J., and Zhevelev, H.
2005 Anthropogenic and Natural Changes of Calcrete (“Nari”) Cover in the Tell es-Safi/Gath Area: The Effect on Sarcopoterium Spinosum Distribution (In Hebrew with English abstract). Judea and Samaria Research and Studies 14: 431-45.

Avissar, R.
2004 Reanalysis of Bliss and Macalister’s Excavations at Tell es-Safi in 1899. Unpublished MA Thesis, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan (In Hebrew with English Abstract).

Avissar, R., Uziel, J., and Maeir, A. M.
2007 Tell es-Safi/Gath During the Persian Period. Pp. 65-115 in A Time of Change: Judah and Its Neighbors in the Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods, ed. Y. Levin. London: T&T Clark International.

Ben-Shlomo, D.
2006 Decorated Philistine Pottery: An Archaeological and Archaeometric Study. British Archaeological Reports, International Series 1541. Oxford: Archaeopress.

Ben-Shlomo, D., Maeir, A. M., and Mommsen, H.
2008 Neutron Activation and Petrographic Analysis of Selected Late Bronze and Iron Age Pottery from Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science 35: 956-64.

Ben-Shlomo, D., Shai, I., and Maeir, A. M.
2004 Late Philistine Decorated Ware (“Ashdod Ware”): Typology, Chronology and Production Centers. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 335: 1-35.

Ben-Shlomo, D., Shai, I., Zukerman, A., and Maeir, A. M.
2008 Cooking Identities: Aegean-Style and Philistine Cooking Jugs and Cultural Interaction in the Southern Levant during the Iron Age. American Journal of Archaeology 112(2 April): 225-46.

Ben-Shlomo, D., Uziel, J., and Maeir, A. M.
2009 Pottery Production at Tell es-Safi/Gath: A Longue Durée Perspective. Journal of Archaeological Science 36: 2258-73.

Bentley, J., and Schneider, T.
2000 Statistics and Archaeology in Israel. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 32(3-4): 465-83.

Boaretto, E., and Maeir, A. M.
In press Archaeological Science in the Field – An Integrated Approach at Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel: The viewpoints of the field archaeologist and the archaeological scientist. In Proceedings of the Science and Technology for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean Project: Kickoff and Users Meeting, ed. K. Loretz. Cyprus Institute: Nicosia

Boas, A. J., and Maeir, A. M.
1998 The Renewed Excavations at Tell e-Safi/Gath (In Hebrew). Pp. 31-37 in The Judaean Shephelah – Man, Nature and Landscape: Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies, May 19th, 1998, ed. O. Ackermann. Ramat-Gan: Bar Ilan University.

2009 The Crusader Castle Blanche Garde and Later Remains at Tell es-Safi in Light of Recent Discoveries. Crusades 9: 1-22.

Boas, A. J., Maeir, A. M., and Schneider, T.
1998 Tel Zafit (In Hebrew). Hadashot Archaeologiot 108: 156.

Chadwick, J. R., and Maeir, A. M.
2012 How Households Can Illuminate the Historical Record: The Judahite Houses at Gath of the Philistines (A Case Study in Household Archaeology at Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel). Pp. 601-18n Household Archaeology: New Perspectives from the Near East and Beyond, eds. B. Parker and C. Foster. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.

Dagan, A.
2008 The Kfar Menachem Site. Unpublished Master’s thesis. Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University (In Hebrew with English abstract).

2011 Negebite Pottery Beyond the Negev. Tel Aviv 38: 208–19.

Ehrlich, C. S.
2002 Die Suche nach Gat und die neuen ausgrabungen auf Tell es-Sâfi. Pp. 56–69 in Kein Land für sich allein: Studien zum Kulturkontakt in Kanaan, Israel/Palästina und Ebir nari für Manfred Weippert zum 65. Geburtstag, eds. U. Huebner and E. Knauf. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 186. Fribourg: Fribourg University Press.

2004 Die Suche nach Goliaths Heimat: Die ausgrabungen bei Tell es-Safi in Israel. Pp. 101–16 in Bibel und Judentum: Beiträge Aus dem Christlich-Jüdischen Gespräch, by C. Ehrlich. U.k.: Pano Verlag.

Eliyahu-Behar, A., Yahalom-Mack, N., Shilstein, S., Zukeman, A., Shafer-Elliott, C., Maeir, A. M., Finkelstein, I., and Weiner, S.
2012 Iron and Bronze Production in Iron Age IIA Philistia: New Evidence from Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science 39: 255-267.

Faerman, M., Boaretto, E., Uziel, J., Maeir, A. M., and Smith, P.
2011 “…In Their Lives, and in Their Death…”: A Preliminary Study of an Iron Age Burial Cave at Tell es-Safi, Israel. Zeitschrift des deutschen Palästina Vereins 127: 29-48.

Greenfield, H. J., Shai, I., and Maeir, A. M.
2012 Being an “Ass”: An Early Bronze Age Burial of a Donkey from Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel. Bioarchaeology of the Ancient Near East 6: 21–52.

Gur-Arieh, S., Boaretto, E., Maeir, A. M., and Shahack-Gross, R.
2012 Formation Processes in Philistine Hearths from Tell es-Safi/Gath (Israel): An Experimental Approach. Journal of Field Archaeology 37(2): 121–31.

Gur-Arieh, S., Maeir, A. M., and Shahack-Gross, R.
2011 Soot Patterns on Cooking Vessels: A Short Note. Pp. 349-355 in On Cooking Pots, Drinking Cups, Loom Weights and Ethnicity in Bronze Age Cyprus and Neigbouring Regions. An International Archaeological Symposium Held in Nicosia, November 6th-7th 2010, eds. V. Karageorghis and O. Kouka. Nicosia: A.G. Leventis Foundation.

Hitchcock, L. A.
2011 ‘Transculturalism’ as a Model for Examining Migration to Cyprus and Philistia at the End of the Bronze Age. Ancient West and East 10: 267–80.

Hitchcock, L. A., and Maeir, A. M.
In press Beyond Creolization and Hybridity: Entangled and Transcultural Identities in Philistia. Archaeological Review from Cambridge 28/1.

Horwitz, L. K., Lev-Tov, J. E., Chadwick, J. R., Wimmer, S. J., and Maeir, A. M.
2006 Working Bones: A Unique Iron Age IIA Bone Workshop from Tell es-Safi/Gath. Near Eastern Archaeology 66(3-4): 169-73.

Katz, O., Cabanes, D., Weiner, S., Maeir, A. M., Boaretto, E., and Shahack-Gross, R.
2010 Rapid Phytolith Extraction for on-Site Analysis of Phytolith Concentrations and Assemblages: An Application at Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science 37(7): 1557–63.

Maeir, A. M.
2000 Tel Zafit – 1998. Hadashot Archeologiot 112: 122-22, 97*-98*.

2001 The Philistine Culture in Transformation: A Current Perspective Based on the Results of the First Seasons of Excavations at Tell es-Safi/Gath (In Hebrew). Pp. 111-29 in Settlement, Civilization and Culture: Proceedings of the Conference in Memory of David Alon, eds. A. Maeir and E. Baruch. Ramat Gan: Bar Ilan University.

2001 Safi (Tel es-); Safit (Tell). P. 445 in Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land, ed. A. Negev, S. Gibson. 2nd ed. London: Continuum.

2003 A Late Bronze Age, Syrian-Style Figurine from Tell es-Sâfi/Gath. Pp. 197-206 in Shlomo; Studies in Epigraphy, Iconography, History and Archaeology in Honor of Shlomo Moussaieff, ed. R. Deutsch. Tel Aviv-Jaffa: Archaeological Center.

2003 Notes and News: Tell es-Safi. Israel Exploration Journal 53(3): 237-46.

2004 The Historical Background and Dating of Amos VI 2: An Archaeological Perspective from Tell es-Safi/Gath. Vetus Testamentum 54(3): 319-34.

2004 What’s Between Gath of the Philistines and Biblical Jerusalem: Choice Perspectives and Implications for the Study of the History of the Land of Israel in the Iron Age IIA (In Hebrew with English abstract). Pp. 51-62, 46* in New Studies on Jerusalem, Vol. 10, eds. E. Baruch and A. Faust. Ramat-Gan: Ingeborg Rennert Center for Jerusalem Studies.

2005 Philister-Keramik. Pp. 528-36 in Reallexikon der Assyriologie und vorderasiatischen Archäologie, Band 14, eds. G. Frantz-Szabo and U. Hellwag. Berlin: W. de Gruyter.

2005 Tell es-Safi/Gath Archaeological Project. Jahrbuch des Deutschen Evangelischen Instituts für Altertumswissenschaft des Heiligen Landes 9/10: 185-86.

2007 A New Interpretation of the Term `Opalim (עפלים) in Light of Recent Archaeological Finds from Philistia. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 32(1 September): 23-40.

2007 Ten Years of Excavations at Biblical Gat Plishtim (In Hebrew). Qadmoniot 40(133): 15–24.

2008 A Seated Figurine from Tell es-Safi/Gath: A Philistine Image of El? Pp. 627-35 in Birkat Shalom: Studies in the Bible, Ancient Near Eastern Literature, and Postbiblical Judaism Presented to Shalom M. Paul on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday, eds. C. Cohen, V. Hurowitz, A. Hurvitz, Y. Muffs, B. Schwartz and J. Tigay. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.

2008 Zafit, Tel. Pp. 2079-81 in The New Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land 5: Supplementary Volume, ed. E. Stern. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

2008 Did the Captured Ark Afflict Philistines with E.D. Biblical Archaeology Review 34(3 May/June): 46–51.

2008 Aegean Feasting and Other Indo-European Elements in the Philistine Household. Pp. 347–52 in Dais – the Aegean Feast: Proceedings of the 12th Annual International Aegean Conference, Melbourne 25–29 March, 2008, eds. R. Laffineur and L. Hitchcock. Aegeaum 29. Liege: University of Liege.

2009 Fragments of Stone Reliefs from Bliss and Macalister’s Excavations at Tell es-Safi/Gath (In Hebrew with English Abstract). Eretz Israel (Ephraim Stern Volume) 28: 270-76, 291*.

2009 Hazael, Birhadad, and the Ḥrẓ. Pp. 273-77 in Exploring the Longue Durée: Essays in Honor of Lawrence E. Stager, ed. J. D. Schloen. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.

2010 Stones, Bones, Texts and Relevance: Or How I Lost My Fear of Biblical Archaeology and Started Enjoying It. Pp. 295–303 in Historical Biblical Archaeology and the Future: The New Pragmatism, ed. T. Levy. London: Equinox.

2012 Philistia and the Judean Shephelah after Hazael: The Power Play between the Philistines, Judeans and Assyrians in the 8th Century BCE in Light of the Excavations at Tell es-Safi/Gath. Pp. 241-62 in Disaster and Relief Management – Katastrophen und ihre Bewältigung, ed. A. Berlejung. Forschungen zum Alten Testament 81. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

2012 Prize Find: Horned Altar from Tell es-Safi Hints at Philistine Origins. Biblical Archaeology Review 38(1): 35.

2012 Insights on the Philistine Culture and Related Issues: An Overview of 15 Years of Work at Tell es-Safi/Gath. Pp. 345–403 in The Ancient Near East in the 12th-10th Centuries BCE, Culture and History: Proceedings of the International Conference Held in the University of Haifa, 2–5 May 2010, eds. G. Galil, A. Gilboa, A. M. Maeir and D. Kahn. Alter Orient und Altes Testament 392. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag.

In press Canaanites and Philistines: Recent Excavations at Tell es-Sâfi/Gath, Israel (1996-2001). In Proceedings of the 3rd ICAANE Conference, Paris, May 2002, eds. J.-C. Margueron, P. de Miroschedji and J. Thalmann. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns.

In press Philistia Transforming: Fresh Evidence from Tell es-Sâfi/Gath on the Transformational Trajectory of the Philistine Culture. Pp. n The Philistines and Other Sea Peoples, eds. A. Killebrew and G. Lehmann. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature.

Maeir, A. M. (ed.)
2012 Tell es-Safi/Gath I: Report on the 1996–2005 Seasons. Ägypten und Altes Testament 69. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

Maeir, A. M., Ackermann, O., and Bruins, H. J.
2006 The Ecological Consequences of a Siege: A Marginal Note on Deuteronomy 20: 19-20. Pp. 239-43 in Confronting the Past: Archaeological and Historical Essays on Ancient Israel in Honor of W.G. Dever, eds. S. Gitin, J. Wright and J. Dessel. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.

Maeir, A. M., and Boas, A. J.
1998 Archaeology in Israel: Tell e-Safi. American Journal of Archaeology 102: 785-86.

1999 Tel Zafit – 1997 (In Hebrew and English). Hadashot Archaeologiot 110: 88, 68*.

Maeir, A. M., and Ehrlich, C. S.
2000 Tel Zafit – 1999. Hadashot Archeologiot 112: 121-22, 96*-97*.

2001 Excavating Philistine Gath: Have We Found Goliath’s Hometown? Biblical Archaeology Review 27(6): 22-31.

Maeir, A. M., and Eshel, E.
In press Four Short Alphabetic Inscriptions from Iron Age IIA Tell es-Safi/Gath and Their Contribution for Understanding the Process of the Development of Literacy in Iron Age Philistia. In Inscriptions in Daily Life – from the Bible to the Talmud: Proceedings of a Meeting in Memory of Prof. Hanan Eshel, January 2nd, 2011, eds. E. Eshel and Y. Levin. Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism. Leiden: Brill.

Maeir, A. M., Fantalkin, A., and Zukerman, A.
2009 The Earliest Greek Import to the Iron Age Levant: New Evidence from Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel. Ancient West and East 8: 57–80.

Maeir, A. M., Greenfield, H., Lev-Tov, J., and Horwitz, L. K.
2009 Macro- and Microscopic Aspects of Bone Tool Manufacture and Technology in the Levantine Iron Age: A 9th Century BCE Workshop from Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel. Pp. 41–68 in Techniques and People: Anthropological Perspectives on Technology in the Archaeology of the Proto-Historic and Early Historic Periods in the Southern Levant, eds. S. A. Rosen and V. Roux. Memoires et travaux du Centre de recherche français de Jérusalem: Archéologie et Sciences de l’Antiquité et du Moyen-Âge 9. Paris: De Boccard.

Maeir, A. M., and Gur-Arieh, S.
2011 Comparative aspects of the Aramean Siege System at Tell es-Sāfi/Gath. Pp. 227–44 in The Fire Signals of Lachish: Studies in the Archaeology and History of Israel in the Late Bronze Age, Iron Age and Persian Period in Honor of David Ussishkin, eds. I. Finkelstein and N. Na’aman. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.

Maeir, A. M., and Hitchcock, L.
2011 Absence Makes the Hearth Grow Fonder: Searching for the Origins of the Philistine Hearth. Eretz Israel (A. Ben-Tor Volume) 30: 46*-64*.

Maeir, A. M., Hitchcock, L. A., and Horwitz, L. K.
2013 On the Constitution and Transformation of Philistine Identity. Oxford Journal of Archaeology 32(1): 1–38.

Maeir, A. M., Martin, M., and Wimmer, S. J.
2005 An Incised Hieratic Inscription from Tell es-Safi, Israel. Egypt and the Levant 14: 125-34.

Maeir, A. M., and Shai, I.
2005 Iron Age IIA Chalices from Tell es-Safi/Gath. Pp. 357-66 in Timelines. Studies in Honour of Manfred Bietak, Vol. II, eds. E. Czerny, I. Hein, H. Hunger, D. Melman and A. Schwab. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta, 149. Leuven: Peeters.

2007 An Iron Age IIA Phoenician-Style (?) Fluted Ceramic Bowl from Tell es-Safi/Gath: A Ceramic Imitation of a Metal Prototype. Journal of the Serbian Archaeological Society 23: 219–26.

Maeir, A. M., Shai, I., and Horwitz, L. K.
2011 “Like a Lion in Cover”: An Early Bronze Age Decorated Cylinder Seal from Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel. Israel Exploration Journal 61: 12-31.

Maeir, A. M., Shai, I., Uziel, J., Gadot, Y., and Chadwick, J. R.

2012 A Late Bronze Age Biconical Jar with a Depiction of a Scorpion from Tell esSafi/Gath, Israel. Pp. 249-64 in All the Wisdom of the East: Studies in Near Eastern Archaeology and History in Honor of Eliezer D. Oren, eds. M. Gruber, S. Ahituv, G. Lehmann and Z. Talshir. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 255. Fribourg: Fribourg Academic Press.

Maeir, A. M., and Uziel, J.
2007 A Tale of Two Tells: A Comparative Perspective on Tel Miqne-Ekron and Tell es-Sâfi/Gath, in Light of Recent Archaeological Research. Pp. 29-42 in Up to the Gates of Ekron”: Essays on the Archaeology and History of the Eastern Mediterranean in Honor of Seymour Gitin, eds. S. Crawford, A. Ben-Tor, J. Dessel, W. Dever, A. Mazar and J. Aviram. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

Maeir, A. M., Wimmer, S. J., Zukerman, A., and Demsky, A.
2008 A Late Iron Age I/early Iron Age IIA Old Canaanite Inscription from Tell es-Sâfi/Gath, Israel: Palaeography, Dating, and Historical-Cultural Significance. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 351: 39-71.

Regev, L., Zukerman, A., Hitchcock, L., Maeir, A. M., Weiner, S., and Boaretto, E.
2010 Iron Age Hydraulic Plaster from Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science 37(12): 3000–09.

Sapir, Y.
2011 Isotopic and Chemical Research on Bioarchaeological Finds from Tell es-Safi/Gath. Unpublished master’s thesis. Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University.

Schneider, T.
1997 New Project: Tel Safi, Israel. Biblical Archaeologist 60(4 December): 250.

Shai, I.
2000 Philistia and the Judean Shephelah Between the Campaign of Shishaq and the First Assyrian Campaigns to the Land of Israel: An Archaeological and Historical Review. Unpublished Master’s thesis. Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University (In Hebrew with English Summary).

2005 The Philistine Material Culture During the Iron Age IIA: The Pottery Assemblage from Area A at Tell es-Safi as a Case Study. Unpublished PhD Dissertation. Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University (In Hebrew with English Summary).

2009 Understanding Philistine Migration: City Names and Their Implications. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 354: 12-27.

2011 Philistia and the Philistines in the Iron Age IIA. Zeitschrift des deutschen Palästina Vereins 127(2): 119–34.

2011 Was Circumcision Practices in Philistia in Iron Age II? (In Hebrew with English abstract). Eretz Israel (A. Ben-Tor Volume) 30: 413–18.

Shai, I., Ben-Shlomo, D., and Maeir, A. M.
2008 The Philistine Material Culture in Process: The Late Philistine Decorated Ware (“Ashdod Ware”) as a Case Study of Cultural Transformation. Pp. 235-44 in The Proceedings of the 4th International Congress of the Archaeology of the Ancient Near, 29 March – 3 April 2004, Freie Universität Berlin, Volume II. East Social and Cultural Transformation: The Archaeology of Transitional Periods and Dark Ages. Excavation Reports, eds. H. Kuehne, R. Czichon and F. Kreppner. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

2012 Late Iron Age Judean Cooking Pots with Impressed Handles: A New Class of Stamped Impressions from the Kingdom of Judah. Pp. 225-44 in ‘Go Out and Study the Land’ (Judges 18:2): Archaeological, Historical and Textual Studies in Honor of Hanan Eshel, eds. A. M. Maeir, J. Magness and L. H. Schiffman. Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism 148. Leiden: Brill.

Shai, I., and Maeir, A. M.
2003 The Pre-LMLK Jars: A New Class of Iron Age IIA Storage Jars. Tel Aviv 30: 108-23.

2008 The Iron Age IIA Pottery Assemblage at Tell es-Safi/Gath. Pp. 419-28 in The Proceedings of the 4th International Congress of the Archaeology of the Ancient Near, 29 March – 3 April 2004, Freie Universität Berlin, Volume II. East Social and Cultural Transformation. The Archaeology of Transitional Periods and Dark Ages. Excavation Reports, eds. H. Kuehne, R. Czichon and F. Kreppner. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

Shai, I., Maeir, A. M., Uziel, J., and Gadot, Y.
2011 Differentiating Public Buildings from Residencies: The Late Bronze Age II Building at Tell es-Safi/Gath. Pp. 107-31 in Household archaeology in Ancient Israel and Beyond, eds. A. Yasur-Landau, J. Ebeling and L. Mazow. Culture and History of the Ancient Near East 50. Leiden: Brill.

Toffolo, M., Maeir, A. M., Chadwick, J. R., and Boaretto, E.
2012 Characterization of Contexts for Radiocarbon Dating: Results from the Early Iron Age at Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel. Radiocarbon 54(3–4): 371–90.

Uziel, J.
2003 The Tell es-Safi Archaeological Survey. Unpublished Master’s Thesis. Ramat Gan: Bar Ilan University.

2007 The Development Process of Philistine Material Culture: Assimilation, Acculturation and Everything in Between. Levant 39: 165-73.

2008 The Southern Coastal Plain of Canaan during the Middle Bronze Age. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan.

Uziel, J., Ben-Shlomo, D., Ilan, D., Shai, I., and Maeir, A. M.
2009 Middle Bronze Age II Pottery Production in the Western Shephelah: Comparing Methods from Tel Nagila, Tell es-Safi/Gath, and Tel Burna. Leiden Journal of Pottery Studies 25: 141-62.

Uziel, J., and Maeir, A. M.
2005 Scratching the Surface at Gath: Implications of the Tell es-Safi/Gath Surface Survey. Tel Aviv 32(1): 50-75.

Wimmer, S. J., and Maeir, A. M.
2007 The Prince of Safit: A Late Bronze Age Hieratic Inscription from Tell es-Sâfi/Gath. Zeitschrift des deutschen Palästina-Vereins 123(1): 37-48.

Zukerman, A., and Shai, I.
2006 “The Royal City of the Philistines” in the “Azekah Inscription” and the History of Gath in the Eighth Century BCE. Ugarit-Forschungen 38: 729-816.

Zukerman, A., Horwitz, L. K., Lev-Tov, J. E., and Maeir, A. M.
2007 A Bone of Contention? Iron Age IIA Notched Scapulae from Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 347: 57-81.

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