See Baruch Halpern, The Emergence of Israel in Canaan (Society of Biblical Literature Monographs Series 29; Chico, CA: Scholars, 1983), p. 209. For further archaeological light on the Egyptian presence in Canaan into the second half of the 12th century B.C., see David Ussishkin, “Lachish—Key to the Israelite Conquest of Canaan?” BAR 13:01, and “Levels VII and VI at Tel Lachish and the End of the Late Bronze Age in Canaan,” in Palestine in the Bronze and Iron Ages. Papers in Honour of Olga Tufnell, ed. Jonathan N. Tubb (London: Institute of Archaeology, 1985), pp. 213–230.