According to Mrs. Ruth Albright, when she asked her husband, William F. Albright, about “his field,” he responded by describing Bible lands as ranging from the Indus River to the Pillars of Hercules or to Gibraltar (she didn’t remember precisely) and from south Russia to Ethiopia with an emphasis on the Fertile Crescent (Interview, June 7, 1972, Running Archive, about an undated conversation that one presumes occurred earlier rather than later in the marriage).