BAR has kept its readers up to date on the Ebla text discoveries through a number of articles from its second volume (1976) on. See the following in BAR: “Assessing Ebla,” BAR 04:01, by Paul C. Maloney; “The Politics of Ebla,” BAR 04:03, by Adam Mikaya; “Syria Tries to Influence Ebla Scholarship,” BAR 05:02, by Hershel Shanks; “Ebla Evidence Evaporates,” BAR 05:06; “Interview with David Noel Freedman,” BAR 06:03; “Are the ‘Cities of the Plain’ Mentioned in the Ebla Tablets?” BAR 07:06, by Alfonso Archi. See also Paolo Matthiae, Ebla: An Empire Rediscovered (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co., 1981); Giovanni Pettinato, The Archives of Ebla: An Empire Inscribed in Clay (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co., 1981). The last-mentioned book contains an “Afterword” written by Mitchell Dahood, which is entitled “Ebla, Ugarit, and the Bible,” pp. 271–321.