The survey was carried out in 1974–1983, on behalf of the Archaeological Survey of Israel, with the participation of G. Landaw, Y. Yotvar, A. Tavori, the late V. Kulmann and students of the Department of the Land of Israel Studies, University of Haifa. See Zvi Gal, Lower Galilee During the Iron Age, ASOR Dissertation Series 8 (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1992).