On the current excavations, see also Maeir, “The Philistine Culture in Transformation: A Current Perspective Based on the Results of the First Seasons of Excavations at Tell es-Safi/Gath,” Maeir and Eyal Baruch, eds. Settlement, Civilization and Culture: Proceedings of the Conference in Memory of David Alon (Hebrew; Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University, 2001), pp. 111–129; “Tel Zafit—1998,” Hadashot Arkheologiot (HA, vol. 112 (2000); Maeir and Boas, “Archaeology in Israel: Tell es-Safi,” American Journal of Archaeology, vol. 102 (1998), pp. 785–786; “Tel Zafi—1997,” HA, vol. 110 (1999), p. 68; Maeir, and Carl S. Ehrlich, “Tel Zafit—1999,” HA, vol. 112 (2000); Avraham Negev and Shimon Gibson, eds., Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land (New York-London: Continuum, 2001), p. 445.