Such is the case, for example, with the Late Bronze Age northern wall of Building 315 at Tell Batash where it was discovered at the edge of the mound, and where it clearly functioned as part of the outer defensive system of this town; see Amihai Mazar, Timnah (Tel Batash), I, Stratigraphy and Architecture: Text (Jerusalem: The Institute of Archaeology, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1997), p. 59.