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Scientific Publications related to Khirbet Qeiyafa Excavations

  1. Books
  2. Articles

1. Books

  1. Yosef Garfinkal and Saar Ganor. 2009. Khirbet Qeiyafa Vol. 1. The 2007-2008 Excavation seasons. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.



  2. Y. Garfinkel, S. Ganor and M. Hasel, 2012. Footsteps of King David in the Valley of Elah. Tel Aviv: Yedioth Ahronoth (Hebrew).



  3. Yosef Garfinkal, Saar Ganor, Michael G. Hasel. 2014. Khirbet Qeiyafa Vol. 2. Excavation Report 2009-2013: Stratigraphy and Architecture (Areas B, C, D, E). Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.



  4. Y. Garfinkel and M. Mumcuoglu, 2015. Solomon’s Temple and Palace: New Archaeological Discoveries. Jerusalem: Korn (Hebrew).



  5. Y. Garfinkel, I. Kreimerman and P. Zilberg, 2016. Debating Khirbet Qeiyafa: A Fortified City in Judah from the Time of King David. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.



  6. Y. Farhi, 2016. Khirbet Qeiyafa Vol. 5. Excavation Report 2008-2013. The Numismatic Finds: Coins and Related Objects. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.



2. Articles

2008

Y. Garfinkel and S. Ganor, 2008. Krirbek Qeiyafa 2007-2008 (Notes and News). iIsrael Exploration Journal 58:243-250.

Y. Garfinkel and S. Ganor, 2008. Khirbet Qeiyafa: A Fortified Border City between Judah and Philistia. In D. Amit and G. Stibel (eds.) New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and its Region 2. Proceedings of a Conference 30th October 2008, pp. 122-133. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority and the Hebrew University (Hebrew).

Y. Garfinkel and S. Ganor, 2008. Khirbet Qeiyafa: Sha'arayim. Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 8: Article 22.

Na'aman, N. 2008. In Search of the Ancient Name of Khirbet Qeiyafa. Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 8: Article 21.

Na'aman, N. 2008. Sha'araim - The Gateway to the Kingdom of Judah. Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 8: Article 24.

2009

Y. Garfinkel, S. Ganor, M. Hasel and G. Stiebel, 2009. Krirbek Qeiyafa 2009 (Notes and News). Israel Exploration Journal 59:214-220.

Y. Dagan, 2009. Khirbet Qeiyafa in the Judean Shephelah: Some Considerations. Tel Aviv 36: 68-81.

H. Misgav, Y. Garfinkel, and S. Ganor, 2009. The Khirbet Qeiyafa Ostracon. In D. Amit, G. D. Stiebel, O. Peleg-Barkat (eds.), New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and Its Region 3:111-123 (Hebrew).

A. Yardeni, 2009. The Khirbet Qeiyafa Inscription - Respond A. In D. Amit, G. D. Stiebel, O. Peleg-Barkat (eds.), New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and Its Region 3: 124-125 (Hebrew).

A. Demsky, 2009, The Enigmatic Inscription from Khirbet Qeiyafa - Respond B. In D. Amit, G. D. Stiebel, O. Peleg-Barkat (eds.), New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and Its Region 3: 126-129 (Hebrew).

S. Ahituv, 2009. The Khirbet Qeiyafa Inscription - Respond C. In D. Amit, G. D. Stiebel, O. Peleg-Barkat (eds.), New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and Its Region 3: 130-132 (Hebrew).

G. Bearman and W.A. Christens-Barry, 2009. Spectral Imaging of Ostraca. PalArch's Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology, 6(7):1-20.

G. Galil, 2009. The Hebrew Inscription from Khirbet Qeiyafa/Neta'im: Script, Language, Literature and History. Ugarit Forschungen 41: 193-242.

S.H. William, 2009. The Qeiyafa Ostracon. Ugarit Forschungen 41: 601-610.

H. Shanks, 2009. A Fortified City from King David's Time: Ansers and Questions at Khirbet Qeiyafa. Biblical Archaeology Review 35/1: 38-43.

2010

Y. Garfinkel and S. Ganor, 2010. Khirbet Qeiyafa in Survey and in Excavations: A Response to Y. Dagan. Tel Aviv 37:67-78.

Y. Garfinkel, S. Ganor and M. Hasel, 2010. The Contribution of Khirbet Qeiyafa to our Understanding of the Iron Age Period. Strata: Bulletin of the Anglo-Israeli archaeological Society 28: 39-54.

G.D. Stiebel, 2010. By the Way - Khirbet Qeiyafa in the Classical and Late Periods. In D. Amit, O. Peleg-Barkat and G.D. Stiebel (eds.), New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and Its Region 4: 161-169 (Hebrew).

L. Singer-Avitz, 2010. The Relative Chronology of Khirbet Qeiyafa. Tel Aviv 37: 79-83.

I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, 2010. Khirbet Qeiyafa: Absolute Chronology. Tel Aviv 37: 84-88.

J. Tubb, 2010. Editorial: Early Iron Age Judah in the Light of Recent Discoveries at Khirbet Qeiyafa. Palestine Exploration Quarterly 142: 1-2.

E. Puech, 2010. L'ostracon de Khirbet Qeyafa et les debuts de la royaute en Israel. Revue Biblique 117: 162-184.

H. Shanks, 2010. Prize Find: Oldest Hebrew Inscription. Biblical Archaeology Review 36/2: 51-55.

2011

Y. Garfinkel, 2011. The Davidic Kingdom in Light of the Finds at Khirbet Qeiyafa. City of David Studies of Ancient Jerusalem 6:13*-35* (English), 31-51 (Hebrew)

Y. Garfinkel and H.-G. Kang, 2011. The Relative and Absolute Chronology of Khirbet Qeiyafa: Very Late Iron Age I or Very Early Iron Age IIA? Israel Exploration Journal 61: 171-183.

Y. Garfinkel, S. Ganor and M. Hasel, 2011. Khirbet Qeiyafa Excavations and the Raise of the Kingdom of Judah. Eretz-Israel 30: 174-194 (Hebrew).

Y. Garfinkel, S. Ganor and M. Hasel, 2011. The First Four Excavation Seasons at Khirbet Qeiyafa, an Early 10th Century BCE Fortified City in the Judean Shephela. Qadmoniot 44: 2-12 (Hebrew).

Y. Garfinkel, 2011. The Birth and Death of Biblical Minimalism. Biblical Archaeology Review 37/3: 47-53.

H. Misgav, 2011. The Khirbet Qeiyafa Ostracon. Qadmoniot 44: 13-16 (Hebrew).

Y. Farhi, 2011. Rare Coins and Seals of the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods from Khirbet Qeiyafa. Qadmoniot 44: 17-20 (Hebrew).

C. Rollston, 2011. The Khirbet Qeiyafa Ostracon: Methodological Musings and Caveats. Tel Aviv 38: 67-82.

M. Garsiel, 2011. David's Elite Warriors and their Exploits in the Book of Samuel and Chronicles. Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 11: Article 5.

E. Lipinski, 2011. Najstarsza inskrypcja hebrajska. Studia Judaica 14, pp. 143-150 (Polish).

A. Millard, 2011. The Ostracon from the Days of David Found at Khirbet Qeiyafa. Tyndale Bulletin 62: 1–13.

2012

Y. Garfinkel, K. Streit, S. Ganor and M.G. Hasel, 2012. State Formation in Judah: Biblical Tradition, Modern Historical Theories and Radiometric Dates at Khirbet Qeiyafa, Radiocarbon 54: 359–369.

Y. Garfinkel, S. Ganor and M.G. Hasel, 2012. Footsteps of King David in the Valley of Elah. Tel Aviv: Yedioth Ahronoth (Hebrew).

Y. Garfinkel, S. Ganor and M.G. Hasel, 2012. The Iron Age City of Khirbet Qeiyafa after Four Seasons of Excavations. In G. Galil et al. (eds.) The Ancient Near East in the 12th–10th Centuries BCE Culture and History. Proceedings of the International Conference held at the University of Haifa, 2–5 May, 2010, pp. 149–174. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag.

Y. Garfinkel, 2012. Christopher Rollston's Methodology of Caution. Biblical Archaeology Review 38/5:58–59.

Y. Garfinkel and S. Ganor, 2012. Cult in Khirbet Qeiyafa from the Iron Age IIa – Cult Rooms and Shrine Models. New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and its Region 6: 50–65 (Hebrew).

Y. Garfinkel, 2012. The Settlement History of the Kingdom of Judah from its Estavblishment to its Destraction. Cathedra 143: 9–44 (Hebrew).

Y. Garfinkel, 2012. Biblical Archaeology Today: 2010 In K. Finsterbusch and A. Lange (eds.) What is Bible?, pp.15–24. Leuven: Peeters.

Y. Garfinkel and S. Ganor, 2012. A Reply to R. Arav’s Review of Khirbet Qeiyafa Vol. 1. The Bible and Interpretation.

Y. Garfinkel, 2012. Data, Paradigms and Paradigm-Collapse Trauma: from Biblical Archaeology to Brutal Biblical Archaeology. The Bible and Interpretation.

Y. Garfinkel, 2012. Urban Planning and Urban Developments in the Kingdom of Judah. At the Heart of the Mountain 2: 33–48 (Hebrew).

A. Demsky, 2012. An Iron Age IIA Alphabetic Writing Exercise from Khirbet Qeiyafa. Israel Exploration Journal 62: 186–99.

R. Achenbach, 2012. The Protection of Personae miserae in Ancient Israelite Law and Wisdom and in the Ostracon from Khirbet Qeiyafa. Semitica 54:93–125.

Y. Levin, 2012. The Identification of Khirbet Qeiyafa: A New Suggestion. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 367: 73–86.

A. Gilboa, 2012. Cypriot Barrel Juglets at Khirbet Qeiyafa and Other Sites in the Levant: Cultural Aspects and Chronological Implications. Tel Aviv 39: 133–49.

L. Singer-Avitz, 2012. Khirbet Qeiyafa: Late Iron Age I in Spite of it All. Israel Exploration Journal 62: 177–85.

I. Finkelstein and A. Fantalkin, 2012. Khirbet Qeiyafa: An Unsensational Archaeological and Historical Interpretation. Tel Aviv 39: 38–63.

N. Na’aman, 2012. Khirbet Qeiyafa in Context. Ugarit Forschungen 42: 497–526.

R. Achenbach, 2012. The Protection of Personae miserae in Ancient Israelite Law and Wisdom and in the Ostracon from Khirbet Qeiyafa. Semitica 54:93–125.

N. Naʾaman, 2012. Khirbet Qeiyafa and the Philistine-Canaanite Struggle in South Canaan in the Early Iron Age. Cathedra 143:65–92 (Hebrew).

S. Schroer, and Wyssmann, P. 2012. Eine Göttin auf dem Löwen aus Hirbet Qeyafa. Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins 128:158–169.

2013

Garfinkel, Y. 2013. Public Cult in Private Homes in Iron Age I and Early Iron Age IIA: Archaeological Data and the Biblical Tradition. In the Highland’s Depth 3:11–22 (Hebrew).

Garfinkel, Y. and Ganor, S. 2013. Khirbet Qeiyafa 2012. Headshot Arkheologiyot (Excavations and Surveys in Israel) 125. http://www.hadashot-esi.org.il/report_detail_eng.aspx?id=2290&mag_id=120.

Garfinkel, Y., Ganor, S. and Hasel, M.G. 2013. Khirbet Qeiyafa. In D. Master (ed.) The Oxford Encyclopedia of Bible and Archaeology, pp. 55–62. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Garfinkel, Y., Hasel, M.G. and Klingbeil, M. 2013. An Ending and a Beginning: Why We’re Leaving Qeiyafa and going to Lachish. Biblical Archaeology Review 39/6: 44–51.

Garfinkel, Y. and Mumcuoglu, M. 2013. Triglyphs and Recessed Doorframes on a Building Model from Khirbet Qeiyafa: New Light on Two Technical Terms in the Biblical Descriptions of Solomon’s Palace and Temple. Israel Exploration Journal 63:135–163.

Garfinkel, Y. and M. Mumcuoglu, M. 2013. New Light on Solomon's Palace, the First Temple and the Second Temple According to a Building Model Uncovered at Khirbet Qeiyafa. City of David Studies of Ancient Jerusalem 8: 56–77 (Hebrew).

Kang, H.G. 2013. Pottery Assemblage of Khirbet Qeiyafa and its Implications for Understanding the Early 10th Century BCE in Judah. Unpublished PhD dissertation. Jerusalem: Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Kang, H.G. 2013. Ashdod Ware Found at Khirbet Qeiyafa and its Implications for Understanding the Tradition of Philistine Decorated Pottery. Mediterranean Review 6 (2):1–31.

2014

Cohen-Weinberger, A. and Panitz-Cohen, N. 2014. The Black Juglets. In Garfinkel, Y., Ganor, S. and Hasel, M.G. (eds.) Khirbet Qeiyafa Vol. 2. Excavation Report 2009–2013: Stratigraphy and Architecture (Areas B, C, D, E), pp. 403–414. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

Freikman, M. and Garfinkel, Y. 2014. Area C. In Garfinkel, Y., Ganor, S. and Hasel, M.G. (eds.) Khirbet Qeiyafa Vol. 2. Excavation Report 2009–2013: Stratigraphy and Architecture (Areas B, C, D, E), pp. 93–226. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

Garfinkel, Y. and Ganor, S. 2014. Khirbet Qeiyafa 2013. Hadashot Arkheologiyot (Excavations and Surveys in Israel) 126. http://www.hadashot-esi.org.il/report_detail.aspx?id=10576&mag_id=121(Hebrew).

Garfinkel, Y. and Streit, K. 2014. Radiocarbon Dating of the Iron Age City. In Garfinkel, Y., Ganor, S. and Hasel, M.G. (eds.) Khirbet Qeiyafa Vol. 2. Excavation Report 2009–2013: Stratigraphy and Architecture (Areas B, C, D, E), pp. 367–374. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

Garfinkel, Y., Ganor, S. and Hasel, M.G. 2014. Khirbet Qeiyafa Vol. 2. Excavation Report 2009–2013: Stratigraphy and Architecture (Areas B, C, D, E). Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

Gilboa, A. and Waiman-Barak, P. 2014. Cypriot Ceramic Imports at Khirbet Qeiyafa: Provenience, Chronology and Significance. In Garfinkel, Y., Ganor, S. and Hasel, M.G. (eds.) Khirbet Qeiyafa Vol. 2. Excavation Report 2009–2013: Stratigraphy and Architecture (Areas B, C, D, E), pp. 391–402. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

Kang, H.G. 2014. Area B. In Garfinkel, Y., Ganor, S. and Hasel, M.G. (eds.) Khirbet Qeiyafa Vol. 2. Excavation Report 2009–2013: Stratigraphy and Architecture (Areas B, C, D, E), pp. 61–91. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

Kang, H.G. 2014. Area E. In Garfinkel, Y., Ganor, S. and Hasel, M.G. (eds.) Khirbet Qeiyafa Vol. 2. Excavation Report 2009–2013: Stratigraphy and Architecture (Areas B, C, D, E), pp. 309–317. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

Lederman, Z. and Bunimoviz, S. 2014. Canaanites, “Shephelites” and Those who will Become Judahites. New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and its Region 8:61–71 (Hebrew).

Lehmann, G. and Niemann, H. M. 2014. When Did the Shephelah Become Judahite? Tel Aviv 41:77–94.

2015

Garfinkel, Y. 2015. The Physical Construction of an Iron Age City: A Case Study of Khirbet Qeiyafa. In A. Riera, J. Guitart and S. Giner (eds.) Ciutats mediterrànies: civilització i desenvolupament (Villes méditerranéennes: civilization et développement), pp. 56–60. Barcelona: Institut d'Estudis Catalans.

Garfinkel, Y., Ganor, S. and Mumcuoglu, M. 2015. The Cultic Precinct near the Southern Gate at Khirbet Qeiyafa. Qadmoniot 149:2–13 (Hebrew).

Garfinkel, Y., Golub, M.R., Misgav, H. and Ganor, S. 2015. The ʾIšbaʿal Inscription from Khirbet Qeiyafa. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 373:217–233.

Garfinkel, Y., Streit, K., Ganor, S. and Reimer, P.J. 2015. King David’s City at Khirbet Qeiyafa: Results of the Second Radiocarbon Dating Project. Radiocarbon 57/5: 881–890.

Kang, H.G. 2015. The Dating of Pottery Assmblage of Khirbet Qeiyafa: An Archaeological, Quantitative and Typological Discassion. Israel Exploration Journal 65:37–49.

Kang, H.G. and Y. Garfinkel, Y. 2015. Finger-Impressed Jar Handles at Khirbet Qeiyafa: New Light on Administration in the Kingdom of Judah. Levant 47: 186–205.‏

Keimer, K.H., Kreimerman, I. and Garfinkel, Y. 2015. From Quarry to Completion: Hirbet Qeiyafa as a Case Study in the Building of Ancient Near Eastern Settelments. Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins 131: 109–128.

Mumcuoglu, M. and Garfinkel, Y. 2015. The Puzzling Doorways of Solomon’s Temple. Biblical Archaeology Review 41/4 (Jul/Aug): 34–41.

Sandhaus, D. and Kreimerman, I. 2015. The Late Fourth–Third-Century BCE Transition in the Hinterland of Judah in Light of the Pottery of Khirbet Qeiyafa. Tel Aviv 42:251–271.