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Picture of the plaza and the recently (2018) discovered a staircase. The current excavator thinks that this staircase, on the left, will lead to a palace that is still awaiting excavation.
See the Times of Israel Large 3,500-year-old staircase hints at conquered Canaanite kingdom's grandeur, 24 July 2019.
Bechar, Shlomit. “How to Find the Hazor Archives (I Think),” Biblical Archaeology Review 43, no. 2 (2017): 55–60, 70.
Zuckerman, Sharon. "Where is the Hazor Archive Buried?" Biblical Archaeology Review, vol. 32, no. 2 (March/April, 2006):28–37.