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.

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

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., 1996. Hazor Excavations in Memory of Yigael Yadin - Aims and Preliminary Results. Eretz-Israel 25:67-81.

-- 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.

-- 1999. Excavating Hazor - Solomon’s City Rises from the Ashes. Biblical Archaeology Review 25/2: 26-37

-- 2002. Hazor - A City State between the Major Powers: A Rejoinder. Scandinavian Journal of Old Testament  16:303-308.

-- 2004.  Ben-Tor, Amnon. Hazor and Chronology, Ägypten und Levante/Egypt and the Levant XIV (2004): 45-67.

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

-- 2006a. 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. Ceremonial Palace, Not a Temple, Biblical Archaeology Review 32: 8, 78-79

-- 2006c. 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.

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 M. T. Rubiato, 1999. Excavating Hazor - Did the Israelites Destroy the Canaanite City? Biblical Archaeology Review25/3:22-39.

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


Bonfil, Ruhama. and Zarzecki-Peleg, Anabel. 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 (2007): 25–47.

Dothan, T., S. Zuckerman and Y. Goren, 2000. Kamares Ware at Hazor. Israel Exploration Journal  50:1-15.

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.

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

1975. Hazor - The Rediscovery of a Great Citadel of the Bible. Weidenfeld and Nicholson, London.

Zarzecki-Peleg, A. and Bonfil, R. 2011. Hazor – A Syrian City-State in Mitanni’s Orbit? Ugarit Forschungen 43: 537-567.

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

-- 2007a. Late Bronze Age Scoops: Context and Function. In:  S. Crawford, A. Ben-Tor, J.P. Dessel, W.G. Dever, A. Mazar, and J. Aviram (eds.) "Up to the Gates of Ekron": Essays on the Archaeology and History of the Eastern Mediterranean  in Honor of Seymour Gitin, pp. 313-330. ASOR and IES Publications.

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

2007c. Fit for a (not-quite-so-great) King: A Faience Lion-Head Cup from Hazor. Levant 40: 115-125

-- 2007d 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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