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Prof. Yosef Garfinkel

List of Publications :

Ph.D. Thesis

  1. Y. Garfinkel. 1992. The Material Culture in the Central Jordan Valley in the Pottery Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Periods.


  1. Y. Garfinkel. 1992. The Pottery Assemblages of Sha'ar Hagolan and Rabah Stages from Munhata (Israel). Paris: Association Paleorient.

  2. Y. Garfinkel. 1995. Human and Animal Figurines of Munhata, Israel. Paris: Association Paleorient.

  3. A. Ben-Tor, R. Bonfil, Y. Garfinkel, R. Greenberg, A.M. Maeir and A. Mazar. 1997. Hazor V. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

  4. Y. Garfinkel. 1999. Neolithic and Chalcolithic Pottery of the Southern Levant. Qedem 39, Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

  5. Y. Garfinkel. 1999. The Yarmukians, Neolithic Art from Sha`ar Hagolan. Jerusalem: Bible Lands Museum (Exhibition Catalogue).

  6. Y. Garfinkel and M. Miller. 2002. Sha'ar Hagolan Vol 1. Neolithic Art in Context. Oxford: Oxbow.

  7. Y. Garfinkel. 2002. Sha'ar Hagolan. Neolithic Art in the Jordan Valley. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society (Hebrew). Translated to English as: Y. Garfinkel. 2004. The Goddess of Sha'ar Hagolan.

  8. Y. Garfinkel. 2003. Dance at the Dawn of Agriculture. Austin: Texas University Press.

  9. Y. Garfinkel and D. Dag. 2006. Gesher: A Pre-Pottery Neolithic A Site in the Central Jordan Valley, Israel. A Final Report. Berlin: ex oriente.

  10. Y. Garfinkel and S. Cohen. 2007. The Early Middle Bronze Cemetery of Gesher. Final Excavation Report. Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research.

  11. Y. Garfinkel, and D. Dag. 2008. Neolithic Ashkelon. Qedem. Jerusalem: Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University.

  12. O. Bar-Yosef and Y. Garfinkel. 2008. The Prehistory of Israel. Jerusalem: Ariel (Hebrew).

  13. Y. Garfinkel and D. Ben Shlomo. 2009. Sha'ar Hagolan Vol. 2 The Architecture and Stratigraphy of a Neolithic Settlement. Qedem. Jerusalem: Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University.

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

  15. Y. Garfinkel, D. Ben Shlomo and N. Korn. 2010. Sha'ar Hagolan Vol. 3. Symbolic Dimensions of the Yarmukian Culture: Canonization in Neolithic Art. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

  16. Y. Garfinkel, D. Dag, H. Khalaily, O. Marder, I. Milevski and A. Ronen, 2012. The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Village of Yiftahel: The 1980s and 1990s Excavations. Berlin: ex oriente.

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

  18. D. Rosenberg and Y. Garfinkel, 2014. Sha'ar Hagolan Vol. 4. The Ground-Stone Industry: Stone Working at the Dawn of Pottery Production in the Southern Levant. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

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

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

  21. 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.

  22. Y. Garfinkel, A. Eirikh-Rose, M. Freikman, D. Ben-Shlomo and D. Zuckerman, in press. Sha'ar Hagolan Vol. 5. Early Pyrotechnology: Pottery, Ceramic Artifacts and White Ware Vessel (Qedem Reports). Jerusalem: Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University.

  23. M.G. Hasel, Y. Garfinkel and S. Weiss, in press. Socoh of the Judean Shephelah: The 2010 Survey. Jerusalem.


  1. 1984. The Distribution of Identical Seal Impressions and the Settlement Pattern in Judea before Sennacherib's Campaign. Cathedra 32: 35-53 (Hebrew).

  2. 1985. A Hierarchic Pattern in the Private Seal-Impressions on the LMLK Jar-Handles. Eretz-Israel 18: 108-115 (Hebrew).

  3. 1985. On the Settlement of Eretz-Israel and its Population in the Early Bronze Period. Cathedra 38: 183-192 (Hebrew).

  4. 1985. A Preliminary Report on the Excavation at Neolithic Layers at Yiftahel, Area C. Mitekufat Haeven (Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society) 18: 45*-51*.

  5. 1987. Burnt Lime Products and Social Implications in the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Villages of the Near East. Paleorient 13/1: 68-75.

  6. 1986. I. Hershkovitz, Y. Garfinkel and B. Arensburg, Neolithic Skeletal Remains at Yiftahel, Area C. Paleorient 12/1: 73-81.

  7. 1986. J. Yellin and Y. Garfinkel, The Source of Archaeological Obsidian from a Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Site at Yiftahel, Israel. Paleorient 12/2: 99-104.

  8. 1987. City Lists, Epigraphic Sources and the Administrative Division in Judah. Zion 52: 489-494 (Hebrew).

  9. 1987. The Meaning of the Word MPQD in the Tel `Ira Ostracon. Palestine Exploration Quarterly 119: 19-23.

  10. 1987. Yiftahel: A Neolithic Village from the Seventh Millennium B.C. in Lower Galilee, Israel. Journal of Field Archaeology 14: 199-212.

  11. 1987. The Early Iron Age Stratigraphy of Beth Shean Reconsidered. Israel Exploration Journal 37: 224-228.

  12. 1987. Y. Garfinkel, I. Carmi and J. C. Vogel, Dating of Horsebean and Lentil Seeds from the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Village of Yiftahel. Israel Exploration Journal 37: 40-42.

  13. 1987. MLS HKRSYM in Phoenician Inscriptions from Cyprus, the QRSY in Arad, HKRSYM in Egypt and BNY QYRS in the Bible. Journal of Near Eastern Studies 47: 27-34.

  14. 1987. Beads Manufacture at the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Site of Yiftahel. Mitekufat Haeven (Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society) 20: 79*-90*.

  15. 1988. 2 Chr 11:5-10 Fortified Cities List and the LMLK Stamps - Reply to Nadav Na'aman. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 271: 69-73.

  16. 1988. Y. Garfinkel and L.K. Horwitz, The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Bone Industry of Yiftahel. Paleorient 14/1: 73-86.

  17. 1988. Y. Garfinkel, M.L. Kislev, and D. Zohary, Lentil in the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Yiftahel: Additional Evidence of its Early Domestication. Israel Journal of Botany 37: 49-51.

  18. 1989. Y. Garfinkel and D. Nadel, The Sultanian Flint Assemblage from Gesher and its Implications for Recognizing Early Neolithic Entities in the Levant. Paleorient 15/2: 139-151.

  19. 1990. The 'Eliakim Na'ar Yokan' Seal Impressions: Sixty Years of Confusion in Biblical Archaeological Research. Biblical Archaeologist 53: 74-79.

  20. 1990. Gesher, un nouveau site Neolithique Preceramique A dans la moyenne vallee du Jourdain, Israel. L'Anthropologie 94/4: 600-602.

  21. 1990. R. Malinowski and Y. Garfinkel, Prehistory of Concrete. Concrete International 13/3: 62-68.
    Republished in Swedish: Nordisk Betong 5 (1988): 25-30.
    Republished in Japanese: Cement & Concrete 519 (1990): 1-11.

  22. 1990. Excavations at Gesher - A Pre-Pottery A Neolithic Site and a Middle Bronze Age IIa Cemetery. Qadmoniot 89-90: 26-31 (Hebrew).

  23. 1990. Y. Garfinkel and R. Bonfil, Graves and Burial Customs from the Middle Bronze IIa Period in Gesher. Eretz-Israel 21: 132-147 (Hebrew).

  24. 1991. L.K. Horwitz and Y. Garfinkel, Animal Remains from the Site of Gesher, Central Jordan Valley. Mitekufat Haeven (Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society) 24: 64-76.

  25. 1992. A.M. Maeir and Y. Garfinkel, Bone and Metal Straw Tip Beer-Strainers from the Ancient Near East. Levant 24: 218-223.

  26. 1992. Y. Garfinkel, F. Burian and E. Friedman, A Late Neolithic Seal from Herzliya. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 286: 7-13.

  27. 1993. The Yarmukian Culture in Israel. Paleorient 19/1: 115-134.

  28. 1993. Yiftahel (Neolithic Layer), Gesher, Sha'ar Hagolan, Tel 'Ali, Tel Shuna, Jordan Valley (Neolithic & Chalcolithic periods). In E. Stern (ed.) Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land, New Edition. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

  29. 1993. Ethical Problems in Interdisciplinary Research. In A. Biran and J. Aviram (eds.) Biblical Archaeology Today, 1990, p. 482. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

  30. 1994. The 'PPNC' Flint Assemblage from Tel 'Ali. In H.G. Gebel and St.K. Kozlowski (eds.) Neolithic Chipped Stone Industries of the Fertile Crescent. Studies in Early Near Eastern Production, Subsistence and Environment 1, pp. 543-562. Berlin: ex oriente.

  31. 1994. Ritual Burial of Cultic Objects: The Earliest Evidence. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 4: 159-188.

  32. 1996. The Yarmukian Culture - A Reappraisal. Qadmoniot 112: 66-77 (Hebrew).

  33. 1996. Critical Observations on the So-Called Khiamian Flint Industry. In St.K. Kozlowski and H.G. Gebel (eds.) Neolithic Chipped Stone Industries of the Fertile Crescent, and Their Contemporaries in Adjacent Regions. Studies in Early Near Eastern Production, Subsistence and Environment 3, pp. 15-21. Berlin: ex oriente.

  34. 1998. Dancing and the Beginning of Art Scenes in the Near East and South-East Europe. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 8: 207-237.

  35. 1998. The Platter, A New Ceramic Type of the Chalcolithic Period. Levant 30: 191-194.

  36. 1998. A Ghassulian Chalcolithic Jar from Nahal Qanah Cave. Israel Exploration Journal 48: 161-164.

  37. 1998. N. Applbaum, Y. Applbaum, M. Lavi and Y. Garfinkel. Computed Tomography Imaging as an Aid in the Preservation and Conservation of Neolithic Figurines from the Site of Sha'ar Hagolan. Archaeology and Science Bulletin 6: 46-54 (Hebrew).

  38. 1999. Ghassulian Chalcolithic Presence at Jericho. Levant 31: 165-170.

  39. 1999. Facts, Fiction, and Yarmukian Figurines. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 9: 130-133.

  40. 1999. Dance and Representation - A Methodological Remark: Reply to Lewis-Williams. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 10: 281-283.

  41. 1999. Radiometric Dates from Eighth Millennium B.P. Israel. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 315: 1-13.

  42. 2000. Y. Garfinkel and M. Miller. The Yarwhosians? Archaeology Odyssey, 2000: 16-25.

  43. 2000. S. Scham and Y. Garfinkel. Perforated Rods - A New Chalcolithic Ivory Type. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 319: 1-5.

  44. 2000. The Khazineh Painted Style of Western Iran. Iran 38: 57-70.

  45. 2001. Neolithic Ashqelon. In A. Sasson, Z. Safrai and N. Sagiv (eds.) Ashkelon, A City on the Seashore, pp. 39-56. Tel Aviv: Ashkelon Academic College (Hebrew).

  46. 2001. The Neolithic Art Assemblage from Sha'ar Hagolan. In Maeir, A.M. and Baruch, E. (eds.) Settlement, Civilization and Culture. Proceedings of the Conference in Memory of David Alon, pp. 47-60. Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University (Hebrew).

  47. 2001. Dance at the Beginning of Agriculture. Dance Now 5: 91-86 (Hebrew pp. 4-9).

  48. 2001. Warrior Burial Customs in the Levant in the Early Second Millennium B.C. In S. Wolff (ed.), Studies in the Archaeology of Israel and Neighboring Lands in Memory of Douglas L. Esse, pp. 143-161. Chicago: Oriental Institute.

  49. 2001. Dancing or Fighting - a Recently Discovered Predynastic Scene from Abydos, Egypt. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 11: 241-254.

  50. 2001. Y. Garfinkel. Neolithic Sha'ar Hagolan: Art, Cult, and Settlement in the Jordan Valley. Minerva 13/4: 35-37.

  51. 2001. Garfinkel and D. Dag, The Pre-Pottery Neolithic C Flint of Ashkelon. In I. Caneva et al. (eds.) Beyond Tools. Redefining the PPN Lithic Assemblages of the Levant, pp. 333-352. Berlin: ex oriente.

  52. 2002. Y. Garfinkel and Z. Matskevich, Abu Zureiq - A Wadi Rabah Site in the Jezreel Valley. Israel Exploration Journal 52: 129-166.

  53. 2002. Y. Garfinkel and M. Miller, The Neolithic Art of Sha'ar Hagolan. Antike Welt 33: 607-619.

  54. 2002. Y. Garfinkel et al. The Pottery Neolithic Site of Ziqim. Mitekufat Haeven 32: 73-145.

  55. 2003. Architecture and Village Planning at Neolithic Sha'ar Hagolan. Eretz-Israel 27: 73-82 (Hebrew).

  56. 2003. Y. Garfinkel and M. Miller, Die ersten Bauern am See Gennesaret. Das Neilithikum. In G. Fassbeck et al. (eds.) Leben am See Gennesaret. Kulturgeschichtliche Entdeckugen in einer biblischen Region, pp. 11-17. Mainz: Philipp von Zabern (German).

  57. 2003. The Earliest Dancing Scenes of the Near East. Near Eastern Archaeology 66: 84-95.

  58. 2004. "Néolithique" and "Enéolithique" Byblos in Southern Levantine Context. In E. Peltenberg (ed.) Proceedings of the conference: Neolithic Revolution. New Perspectives on South-west Asia in Light of Recent Discoveries on Cyprus, pp. 177-191. Oxford: Oxbow.

  59. 2005. The Sha'ar Hagolan Excavations - The End of the Project. Jahrbuch des Deutschen Evangelischen Instituts für Altertumswissenschaft des Heiligen Lands 9/10: 172-177.

  60. 2005. Dancing Diamonds. Iran 43:117-133.

  61. 2005. Garfinkel Y., Dag D., Hesse B., Wapnish P., Rookis D., Hartman G., Daniella E. Bar-Yosef Mayer D.E. and Lernau O. Neolithic Ashkelon: Meat Processing and Early Pastoralism on the Mediterranean Coast. Euroasia Prehistory 3: 43-72.

  62. 2005. Dancing Scenes in the Early Village Communities. Qadmoniot 130: 66-80 (Hebrew).

  63. 2005. S. Belitzki and Y. Garfinkel. Late Pleistocene and Holocene tectonic deformation at the Gesher site, Kinnarot Valley, Dead Sea Rift. Israel Journal of Earth Science 54: 133-143.

  64. 2006. The Social Organization at Neolithic Sha'ar Hagolan: the Nuclear Family, the Extended Family and the Community. In T. Benning and M. Chazan (eds.) Domesticating Space. Construction, Community, and Cosmology in the Late Prehistoric Near East, pp. 103-111. Berlin: ex oriente.

  65. 2006. O. Barzilai and Y. Garfinkel. Bidirectional Blade Technology after the PPNB: New Evidence from Sha'ar HaGolan, Israel. Neo-lithic 1/06: 27-31.

  66. 2006. Y. Garfinkel, A. Vered and O. Bar-Yosef. The Domestication of Water: The Neolithic Well of Sha'ar Hagolan, Jordan Valley, Israel. Antiquity 80: 686-696.

  67. 2006. Y. Garfinkel. The Burials of Kfar HaHoresh - A Regional or Local Phenomenon? Mitekufat Haeven 36: 109-116.

  68. 2006. Y. Garfinkel. Sha'ar Ha-Golan. Encyclopedia Judaica, Vol. 18: 335-336.

  69. 2006. F. Mebarki and Garfinkel. Yarmuk. Les bâtisseurs néolithiques de Sha'ar Hagolan. Archeologia 432: 20-35.

  70. 2006.Y. Garfinkel, D. Ben Shlomo, M. Freikeman and A. Vered. Tel Tsaf, A Middle Chalcolithic site in the Jordan Valley. Qadmoniot 132: 78-86 (Hebrew).

  71. 2007. Y. Garfinkel, D. Ben Shlomo, M. Freikeman and A. Vered. Tel Tsaf: The 2004-2006 Excavation Seasons. Israel Exploration Journal 57: 1-33.

  72. 2007. Y. Garfinkel. The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Naviform Industry of Yiftahel. In L. Astruc, D. Binder and F. Briois (eds.) Technical Systems and Near Eastern PPN Communities, pp. 203-213. APDCA: Antibes.

  73. 2007. Y. Garfinkel. The Dynamic Settlement History of Philistine Ekron: A Case Study of the Central Places Theory. In A. Ben-Tor et al. (eds.) "Up to the Gates of Ekron". Essays on the Archaeology and History of the Eastern Mediterranean in Honor of Seymour Gitin, pp. 17-24. Jerusalem: Albright Institute and the Israel Exploration Society.

  74. 2007. D. Dag and Y. Garfinkel. The Flint Industry of Tel Tsaf, A Middle Chalcolithic Site in the Jordan Valley, Israel. Mitekufat Haeven (Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society) 37: 387-424.

  75. 2007. U. Davidovich and Y. Garfinkel. Sde-Eliyahu Water-Reservoir. The 1955 Excavation of a Chalcolithic Site in the Central Jordan Valley. Mitekufat Haeven 37: 425-454.

  76. 2007. Y. Garfinkel. The Fertile Crescent. In A. Cremin (ed.) Archaeologica: The World's Most Significant Sites and Cultural Treasures, pp. 206-213. Sydney: Global Book.

  77. 2008. Y. Garfinkel. Neolithic Ashkelon (with D. Dag), Sha'ar Hagolan. In E. Stern (ed.) Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land, New Edition. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

  78. 2008. R. P. Evershed et al. Earliest date for milk use in the Near East and southeastern Europe linked to cattle herding. Nature 455: 528-531 (25 September 2008).

  79. 2008. Y. Garfinkel and S. Ganor. 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, pp. 122-133. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority (Hebrew).

  80. 2008. Y. Garfinkel. Dancing Scenes and Ideology in the Neolithic Near East. In E. Anati (ed.) Prehistoric Art and Ideology. Proceedings of the XV International Union for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences, pp. 41-51. BAR 1872. Oxford: Archaeopress.

  81. 2008. Y. Garfinkel and S. Ganor. "Khirbet Qeiyafa: Sha'arayim". Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 8: Article 22.

  82. 2009. Ben-Shlomo D. and Garfinkel Y. Sha'ar Hagolan and new Insights on Near Eastern Proto-Historic Urban Concepts. Oxford Journal of Archaeology 28:189-209.

  83. 2009. M. Freikman and Y. Garfinkel. The Zoomorphic Figurines from Sha'ar Hagolan: Hunting Magic Practices in the Neolithic Near East. Levant 41: 5-17.

  84. 2009. Y. Garfinkel, D. Ben-Shlomo and T. Kuperman. "Large-scale Storage of Grain Surplus in the Sixth Millennium BC: the Silos of Tel Tsaf". Antiquity 83:309-325.

  85. 2009. Y. Garfinkel. "The Destruction of Cult Artifacts and Royal Inscriptions during the Iron Age". Eretz-Israel 28:100-104 (Hebrew).

  86. 2009. Y. Garfinkel. "The transition from Neolithic to Chalcolithic in the Southern Levant. The Material Culrure Sequance". In J.J. Shea and D.E. Lieberman (eds.) Transitions in Prehistory: Papers in Honor of Ofer Bar-Yosef, pp. 325-333. Cambridge, MA: Harvard.

  87. 2009. D. Ben-Shlomo, A.C. Hill and Y. Garfinkel. Feasting between the Revolutions: Evidence from Chalcolithic Tel Tsaf, Israel. Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology. 22.2, pp. 129-150.

  88. 2010. Y. Garfinkel. Proto-historic Courtyard Buildings in the Southern Levant. In G. Dragos (ed.) Neolithic and Chalcolithic Archaeology in Eurasia: Building Techniques and Spatial Organization, pp. 35-41. BAR international 2097. Oxford: Archeopress.

  89. 2010. Y. Garfinkel. Innovations in the Domestic Architecture of the Proto-historic Period in the Middle East. Qadmoniot 139:12-20 (Hebrew).

  90. 2010. Y. Garfinkel and S. Ganor. Khirbet Qeiyafa in Survey and in Excavations: A Response to Y. Dagan. Tel Aviv 37:67-78.

  91. 2010. Y. Garfinkel, S. Ganor and M. Hasel. The Contribution of Khirbet Qeiyafa to our Understanding of the Iron Age Period. Strata: Bulletin of the Anglo-Israeli archaeological Society 28:39-54.

  92. 2010. Y. Garfinkel. Dance in Prehistoric Europe. Documenta Praehistorica 37: 205–214.

  93. 2010. The Dawn of Humanity: in the Footsteps of Early Men around the Sea of Galilee. In E. Miron (ed.) The Sea of Galilee: A Walk Through Time, pp. 6–19. Jerusalem: Yad Ben-Zvi (Hebrew).

  94. 2010. Social Aspects of Water Technology in the Protohistoric Near East. Neo-Lithics 2/10: 39–42.

  95. 2011. Obsidian Distribution and Cultural Contacts in the Southern Levant during the 7th Millennium cal. BC. In E. Heally, S. Campbell and O. Maeda (eds.) The State of the Stone Terminologies, Continuities and Contexts in Near Eastern Lithics (Studies in Early Near Eastern Production, Subsistence and Environment 13), pp. 403–409. Berlin: ex oriente.

  96. 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: 4–12 (Hebrew).

  97. 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).

  98. 2011. The Birth & Death of Biblical Minimalism. Biblical Archaeology Review 37/3: 46–53.

  99. 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.

  100. 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).

  101. D. Ben-Shlomo, A.C. Hill and Y. Garfinkel, 2012. Storage, Feasting and Burials at Chalcolithic Tel Tsaf. In Matthews, R. and Curtis, J. (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, pp. 229–250. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.

  102. 2012. The Settlement History of the Kingdom of Judah from its Estavblishment to its Destraction. Cathedra 143: 9–44 (Hebrew).

  103. 2012. Biblical Archaeology Today: 2010. In K. Finsterbusch and A. Lange (eds.) What is Bible? pp.15–24. Leuven: Peeters.

  104. 2012. Urban Planning and Urban Developments in the Kingdom of Judah. In the Highland’s Depth 2: 33–48 (Hebrew).

  105. N. Goren-Inbar, M. Freikman, Y. Garfinkel, N.A. Goring-Morris and L. Grosman, 2012. The Earliest Matches. Plos One 7(8): e42213.

  106. Y. Garfinkel, D. Ben-Shlomo and N. Marom, 2012. Sha'ar Hagolan: A Major Pottery Neolithic Settlement and Artistic Center in the Jordan Valley. Euroasian Prehistory 8: 97–143.

  107. 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.

  108. 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.

  109. 2012. Christopher Rollston's Methodology of Caution. Biblical Archaeology Review 38/5: 58–59.

  110. 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).

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

  112. 2012. Data, Paradigms and Paradigm-Collapse Trauma: from Biblical Archaeology to Brutal Biblical Archaeology. The Bible and Interpretation

  113. Y. Garfinkel and M. Mumcuoglu, 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.

  114. Y. Garfinkel and M. Mumcuoglu, 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).

  115. 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).

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

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

  118. 2014. The Levant in the Pottery Neolithic and Chalcolithic Periods. In C. Renfrew and P. Bann (eds.) Cambridge World Prehistory, Vol. 3: West and Central Asia and Europe. pp. 1439–1461. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  119. Y. Garfinkel, F. Klimscha, S. Shalev and D. Rosenberg, 2014. The Beginning of Metallurgy in the Southern Levant: A Late 6th Millennium Cal BC Copper Awl from Tel Tsaf, Israel. Plos One 9(3): e92591:1–6.

  120. 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.

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

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

  123. K. Streit and Y. Garfinkel, 2015. Horned Figurines made of Stone from the Neolithic and Chalcolithic Periods and the Domestication of Sheep and Goat. Palestine Exploration Quarterly 147: 39–48.

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

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

  126. K.H. Keimer, I. Kreimerman and Y. Garfinkel, 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.

  127. B. Sass, Y. Garfinkel, M.G. Hasel and M.G. Klingbeil, 2015. The Lachish Jar Sherd: An Early Alphabetic Inscription Discovered in 2014. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 374: 233–245.

  128. K.Streit and Y. Garfinkel, 2015. A Specialized Ceramic Assemblage for Water Pulling: The Middle Chalcolithic Well of Tel Tsaf, Israel. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 374: 61–73.

  129. K.Streit and Y. Garfinkel, 2015.Tel Tsaf and the Impact of the Ubaid Culture on the Southern Levant: Interpreting the Radiocarbon Evidence. Radiocarbon 57: 865–880.

  130. Y. Garfinkel 2015. Field Archaeology: Budget Savvy Sophistication. In E. White (ed.) Digging Deeper. 40 Futures: Experts Predict What's Next for Biblical Archaeology, p. 12. Washington DC: Biblical Archaeology Society.

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

  132. Y. Garfinkel and A. Mendel, in press. The Administration of Judah in Light of the Geographical Distribution of Epigraphic Finds. Eretz-Israel (Hebrew).

  133. In press. The Murder of James Lesley Starkey near Lachish. Palestine Exploration Quarterly.

  134. In press. Khirbet Qeiyafa in the Shephelah: Data and Interpretations. In S. Schroer and S. Münger (eds.) Khirbet Qeiyafa in the Shephelah. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis.

  135. Y. Garfinkel and M. Mumcuoglu, in press. A Shrine Model from Tel Rekhesh. Strata: Bulletin of the Anglo-Israeli archaeological Society.

  136. In press. Catalöhyuük and Sha'ar Hagolan: A Tale of Two Cities. In A. Marciniak (ed.) Social and Economic Changes in the Second Half of the 7th Millennium in the Near East. A conference held at Catalhöyük in August 2014.

  137. in press. Dancing with Masks in the Proto-historic Near East. In C. Renfrew, I. Morley and M. Boyd (ed.) Play, Ritual and Belief, in Animals and in Early Human Societies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  138. Y. Garfinkel, S. Ganor and J.B. Silver, in press. Did the Ancient City of Khirbet Qeiyafa/Sha'arim have two gates? Biblical Archaeology Review.

  139. K. Streit, R. Favis and Y. Garfinkel, in press. Final publication of Kaplan’s 1966 excavation at Ein el-Jarba. In A. Gopher (ed.) Kaplan’s Protohistoric Excavations in Israel.

  140. Y. Garfinkel, T. Goldman, D. Rosenberg, A. Eirikh-Rose and Z. Maskevitz, in press, The Yarmukian Pottery Neolithic Site of Hamadiya, in the Central Jordan Valley. In A. Gopher (ed.) Kaplan’s Protohistoric Excavations in Israel.

  141. In press. The Ethnic Identification of Khirbet Qeiyafa: Why It Matters? In J. Lev-Tov (ed.) Brain Hesse Memorial Book.

  142. In Press. Khirbet Qeiyafa in the Late Persian–Early Hellenistic Era. In O. Lipschit et al. (eds.) Judaea in the Long Third Century BCE: The Transition between the Persian and Hellenistic Periods.

  143. In Press. The Iron Age City of Khirbet Qeiyafa. In A. Maeir and O. Lipschit (eds.) Iron Age Shephelah.

  144. In press. The Pottery of the Neolithic Period. In S. Gitin et al. (eds.) The Pottery of Ancient Israel and its Neighbors. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

  145. In press. The Pottery of the Chalcolithic Period. In S. Gitin et al. (eds.) The Pottery of Ancient Israel and its Neighbors. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

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