Ben-Shlomo D., Hill A. C. and Garfinkel Y. 2009. Feasting between the revolutions: evidence from the Chalcolithic Tel Tsaf, Israel. Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 22(2): 129–150.

Ben-Shlomo D., Hill A. C. and Garfinkel Y. 2012. Storage, feasting and burials at Chalcolithic Tel Tsaf.In: Mega-cities and Mega-sites: The Archaeology of Consumption and Disposal, Landscape, Transport and Communication, (Matthews, R. and Curtis, J. (eds.)), Proceedings of the 7 ICAANE, April 2010, p. 229–250, London. Harrassowitz, Verlag: Wiesbaden.

Bekker M. and Garfinkel Y. 2016. Stone Pedestalled vessels from Tel Tsaf, a Middle Chalcolithic Site in the Central Jordan Valley, Israel. Journal of Lithic Studies 3(3): 17–29.

Dag D. and Garfinkel Y. 2007. The flint industry of Tel Tsaf, a Middle Chalcolithic site in the Jordan Valley, Israel. Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society 37: 381–417.

Freikman M. and Garfinkel Y. 2017. Sealings before cities: new evidence on the beginnings of administration in the ancient Near East. Levant

Garfinkel Y. 2010. Proto-historic courtyard buildings in the southern Levant. In: Neolithic and Chalcolithic Archaeology in Eurasia: Building Techniques and Spatial Organization, (Gheorhiu, D. (ed.)), Proceedings of the XV UISPP Workshop, Lisbon, September 2006, p. 35-41, BAR International Series 2097: Oxford.

Garfinkel Y., Ben-Shlomo D., Freikman M. and Vered A. 2007. Tel Tsaf: the 2004-2006 excavation seasons. Israel Exploration Journal 57(1): 1–33.

Garfinkel Y., Ben-Shlomo D. and Kuperman T. 2009. Large-scale storage of grain surplus in the sixth millennium BC: the silos of Tel Tsaf. Antiquity 83: 309–325.

Garfinkel Y., Klimsha F., Shalev S. and Rosenberg D. 2014. The beginning of metallurgy in the Southern Levant: a late 6th millennium CalBC copper awl from Tel Tsaf, Israel. PLoS ONE 9(3): e92591. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0092591

Garfinkel Y. and Rowan M. Y. 2005. Tell es-Saf. Journal Ha-ESI 117.

Gopher A. 1988-1989. The flint assemblages from Tel Tsaf. Tel Aviv 15-16: 37–46.

Gophna R. and Kislev M. 1979. Tel Ṣaf (1977-1978). Revue Biblique 86: 112–114.

Gophna R. and Sadeh S. 1988-1989. Excavation at Tel Tsaf: an Early Chalcolithic site in the Jordan Valley. Tel Aviv 15-16: 3–36.

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Hellwing S. 1988-1989. Animal bones from Tel Tsaf. Tel Aviv 15-16: 47–51.

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Liphschitz N. 1988-1989. Analysis of the botanical remains from Tel Tsaf. Tel Aviv 15-16: 52–54.

Rosenberg, D., Garfinkel, Y. and Klimsha F. 2017. Large scale storage and storage symbolism in the ancient Near East: A clay silo model from Tel Tsaf. Antiquity 91(358): 885-900.

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Streit K., and Garfinkel Y. 2015. A specialized ceramic assemblage for water pulling: the Middle Chalcolithic well of Tel Tsaf, Israel. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 374: 61–73.

Streit K., and Garfinkel Y. 2015. Tel Tsaf and the impact of the Ubaid culture on the Southern Levant: interpreting the radiocarbon evidence. Radiocarbon 57(5): 1–15.

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MA and PhD works:

Hill A. C. 2011. Specialized Pastoralism and Social Stratification - Analysis of the Fauna from Chalcolithic Tel Tsaf, Israel. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Connecticut.

Hubbard E. 2014. A Geoarchaeological Investigation of Storage and Surplus at Tel Tsaf, Israel. Unpublished Ph.D Dissertation, Departement of Anthropology, University of Toronto.

Silvain M. 201X. La Parure de Tel Tsaf: Site de la Première Moitié du 5e Millénaire au Levant Sud. Unpublished MA Thesis, Universite Paris X, Paris.