See the papers of Moshe Kochavi and Amihai Mazar in Biblical Archaeology Today (Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, 1985), pp. 47–71; Lawrence E. Stager, “The Archaeology of the Family in Ancient Israel,” BASOR 260 (1985), pp. 1–35; Israel Finkelstein, The Archaeology of the Israelite Settlement (Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, 1988), an updated synthesis of the archaeological evidence.