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Hazor I

Yadin, Yigael., Yohanan. Aharoni, Emanuel. Dunayevski, Trude. Dothan, Ruth. Amiran and Jean. Perrot, eds. Hazor I: An Account of the First Season of Excavations, 1955, Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society. 1958.


Hazor II

Yadin, Yigael., Yohanan. Aharoni, Emanuel. Dunayevski, Trude. Dothan, Ruth. Amiran and Jean. Perrot, eds. Hazor II: An Account of the Second Season of Excavations, 1956, Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society. 1960.


Hazor III-IV Plates

Yadin, Yigael., Yohanan. Aharoni, Emanuel. Dunayevski, Trude. Dothan, Ruth. Amiran and Jean. Perrot, eds. Hazor III-IV: An Account of the Third and Fourth Seasons of Excavations, 1957-1958 (Plates). Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society. 1961.


Hazor III-IV Text

Ben-Tor, Amnon. Ed.             Hazor III-IV – An Account of the Third and Fourth Seasons of Excavation, 1957-1958 (Text). Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society. 1989.


Hazor V

Ben-Tor, Amnon. and Ruhama. Bonfil, eds. Hazor V : An Account of the Fifth Season of Excavation, 1968. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society. 1997.


Hazor VI

Ben-Tor, Amnon, Ben-Ami, Doron and Sandhaus, Deborah. Hazor VI: The 1990-2009 Excavations – The Iron Age. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society. 2012.


Hazor VII

Ben-Tor A., Zuckerman S., Bechar S. and  Sandhaus D. Hazor VII: The 1990-2012 Excavations – The Bronze Age. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society. 2017.


Journal of Near Eastern Studies 76 (2013) – an issue devoted to the renewed excavations at Hazor, with contributions by all the expedition members.

Bechar, S. 2013. Tel Hazor: A Key site of the Intermediate Bronze Age. Near Eastern Archaeology76(2): 73-75.

— 2017. How to find the Hazor Archives (I Think). Biblical Archaeology Review 43(2): 55-60, 70.


Ben-Ami, D., 2001. The Iron Age I at Tel Hazor in light of the Renewed Excavations. Israel Exploration Journal  51:148-170.

— 2006a. Mysterious Standing Stones. BAR 32: 38-45.

— 2006b Early Iron Age Cult Places – New Evidence from Tel Hazor. Tel-Aviv 33: 121-133.


Ben-Tor, A., 1998. The Fall of Canaanite Hazor – The “Who” and “When” Questions. In Mediterranean Peoples in Transition, edited by S. Gitin, A. Mazar and E. Stern, pp. 456-467. Israel Exploration Society, Jerusalem.

— 2005. Hazor and Chronology. Aegypten und Levante XIV: 45-67

— 2006c. Do the Execration Texts Reflect an Accurate Picture of the Contemporary Settlement Map of Palestine? In Essays on

Ancient Israel in Its Near Eastern Context: A Tribute to Nadav Na’aman, pp. 63-87. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns.

— 2006b. The Sad Fate of Statues and the Mutilated Statues of Hazor in Confronting the Past, Archaeological and Historical Essays on Ancient Israel in Honor of William G. Dever, W, pp. 3-16. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns.

— 2009. A Decorated Jewelry Box from Hazor. Tel-Aviv36 (2009): 5-67.

–2013. The Ceremonial Precinct in the Upper City of Hazor. Near Eastern Archaeology 76/2: 81-89.

–2015. Hazor: Canaanite Metropolis, Israelite City. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society


Ben-Tor, A. and D. Ben-Ami, 1998. Hazor and the Archaeology of the 10th Century B.C.E. Israel Exploration Journal 48:1-37.


Ben-Tor, A. and Zuckerman, S., 2008. Hazor at the End of the Late Bronze Age: Back to Basics. BASOR 350: 1-6.


Bonfil, R. and Zarzecki-Peleg, A. 2007. The Palace in the Upper City of Hazor as an Expression of a Syrian Architectural Paradigm. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 348: 25–47.

Cimadevilla, M., 2013. The Podium Complex in Area M. Near Eastern Archaeology 76(2): 92-94.

Finkelstein, I. 2000. Hazor XII-XI with an addendum on Ben-Tor’s Dating of Hazor X-VII. Tel-Aviv 27: 231-247.


Horowitz, W. and T. Oshima. 2006. Cuneiform in Canaan: Cuneiform Sources from the Land of Israel in Ancient Times. Jerusalem: Israel exploration Society. 2006.

Maeir, A., 2000. The Political and Economic Status of MB II Hazor and MB Trade: An Inter- and Intra- Regional View. Palestine Exploration Quarterly 132:37-58.


Malamat, A., 1993. Mari and Hazor – Trade Relations in the Old Babylonian Period. In Biblical Archaeology Today, 1990: Proceedings of the Second International Congress on Biblical Archaeology – Supplement. Pre-Congress Symposium: Population, Production and Power, pp. 66-70. Israel Exploration Society, Jerusalem.


Marom, N. and Zuckerman, S. 2012. The Zooarchaeology of Exclusion and Expropriation: Looking Up from the Lower City in Late Bronze Age Hazor. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 31: 573-85.


Sandhaus, D. 2013. Hazor in the Ninth and Eighth Centuries B.C.E. Near Eastern Archaeology 76(2): 110-117.


Weinblatt-Krauz D., 2013. The Favissa of the Southern Temple in Area A. Near Eastern Archaeology 76(2): 76-81


Yadin, Y., 1972. Hazor – The Schweich Lectures of the British Academy 1970. Oxford University Press, London.

Hazor – The Rediscovery of a Great Citadel of the Bible. Weidenfeld and Nicholson, London.


Zuckerman, S. 2006. Where is the Hazor Archive Buried? Biblical Archaeological Review 32: 28-37.


— 2007a. ‘.. Slaying Oxen and Killing Sheep, Eating Flesh and Drinking Wine..’: Feasting in Late Bronze Age Hazor. Palestine Exploration Quarterly 139: 186-204.

— 2007b. Anatomy of a Destruction: “Crisis Architecture”, Termination Rituals and the Fall of Canaanite Hazor. Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 20/1: 3-32.

— 2010a. “The City, Its Gods will return there…”: Towards an Alternative Interpretation of Hazor’s Acropolis in the Late Bronze Age. Journal of Near Eastern Studies 69: 163-178.

— 2010b. “Hazor once..”: Ruin Cults in Iron I Hazor”. In: Finkelstein, Israel and Na’aman, Nadav. eds. The Fire Signals of Lachish: Studies in the Archaeology and History of Israel in the Late Bronze, Iron Age and Persian Period in honor of David Ussishkin. Eisenbrauns

— 2012. The Temples of Canaanite Hazor. Pp. 99-125. In: Kamlah, J. (ed.) Temple Building and Temple Cult: Architecture and Cultic Paraphernalia of Temples in the Levant (2.-1. Mill. B.C.E.). Abhandlungen des Deutchen Palastina-Vereins. Harrassowitz

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