In 1960 when Late Bronze Age material was found in some tombs at Gibeon, Pritchard believed he had discovered the first traces of Joshua’s city; but the following excavation seasons were to disappoint his expectations. See James B. Pritchard, “Culture and History,” in The Blble in Modern Scholarship, ed. J. P. Hyatt (Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1965), pp. 318–319.