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The Tell es-Safi/Gath Archaeological Project

Update before the summer of 2005

Relevant bibliography

Ackermann, O., Maeir, A., and Bruins, H.

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-Sāfi/Gath, Israel. Catena 57: 309-30.

Ackermann, O., Bruins, H., Sarah, P., Zhevelev, H., and Maeir, A.

In press | Landscape Archaeology in a Dry-Stream Valley Near Tell es-Safi/Gath (Israel): Agricultural Terraces and the Origin of Fill Deposits. Environmental Archaeology.

Ackermann, O., Bruins, H., and Maeir, A.

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

Ben-Shlomo, D., Shai, I., and Maeir, A.

2004 | Late Philistine Decorated Ware ("Ashdod Ware"): Typology, Chronology and Production Centers. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 335: 1-35.

Maeir, A.

2003 | A Late Bronze Age, Syrian-Style Figurine from Tell es-Sāfi/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.

In press | Archaeology in Israel: Tell es-Safi. American Journal of Archaeology.

In press | Canaanites and Philistines: Recent Excavations at Tell es-Sāfi/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-Sāfi /Gath on the Transformational Trajectory of the Philistine Culture. In The Philistines and Other Sea Peoples, eds. A. Killebrew, G. Lehmann and M. Artzy. Leiden: Brill.

In press | Tell es-Safi. In Supplement to the New Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

Maeir, A., Ackermann, O., and Bruins, H.

In press | The Ecological Consequences of a Siege: A Marginal Note on Deuteronomy 20: 19-20. In Confronting the Past: Archaeological and Historical Essays in Honor of W.G. Dever, eds. S. Gitin, J. Wright and J. Dessel. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.

Maeir, A., Martin, M., and Wimmer, S.

In press | An Incised Hieratic Inscription from Tell es-Safi, Israel. Egypt and the Levant 14.

Maeir, A., and Shai, I.

In press | Iron Age IIA Chalices from Tell es-Safi/Gath. In Festschrift M. Bietak, ed. E. Czerny. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Shai, I., and Maeir, A.

2003 | The Pre-LMLK Jars: A New Class of Iron Age IIA Storage Jars. Tel Aviv 30: 108-23.

In press | The Iron Age IIA Pottery Assemblage at Tell es-Safi/Gath. In The Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Berlin, March-April, 2004, ed. H. Kühne. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.

Shai, I., Ben-Shlomo, D., and Maeir, A.

In press | The Philistine Material Culture in Process: The Late Philistine Decorated Ware ("Ashdod Ware") as a Case Study of Cultural Transformation. In The Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Berlin, March-April, 2004, ed. H. Kuehne. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.

Uziel, J., and Maeir, A.

In press | Scratching the Surface at Gath: Implications of the Tell es-Safi/Gath Surface Survey. Tel Aviv.

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