For a brief overview, see Oded Borowski, Agriculture in Iron Age Israel (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1987); Zev Herzog, “The Storehouses,” in Beer-Sheva I, ed. Yohanan Aharoni (Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv Univ./Inst. of Archaeology, 1973), pp. 23–30; Yigal Shiloh, “The Four-Room House. Its Situation and Function in the Israelite City,” Israel Exploration Journal 20 (1970), pp. 180–190.