See also the theory that the four-room house—the most common architectural type in the hill-country sites—developed from the shape of the nomads’ tents: Aharon Kempinski, “Tel Masos,” Expedition 20 (4) (1978), p. 35; Volkmar Fritz, Tempel und Zelt (Neukirchen, West Germany: Neukirchen Verlag, 1977), pp. 60–64. On the layout of Giloh as reflecting pastoral occupation of the inhabitants, see Amihai Mazar, “Giloh: An Early Israelite Settlement Site Near Jerusalem,” Israel Exploration Journal 31 (1981), pp. 12, 32.