Frank Moore Cross, “Reuben, First-Born of Jacob,” Zeitschrift für die altestestamentliche Wissenschaft 100, Supplement (1988) pp. 25–37. This article was called to Herr’s attention by Larry Stager of Harvard University. Cross has published a revised version of this article, “Reuben, the Firstborn of Jacob: Sacral Traditions and Early Israelite History,” in From Epic to Canon: History and Literature in Ancient Israel (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 1998), pp. 53–70. For a more technical report covering the same material as the present article, see Larry G. Herr, “Tall al-‘Umayri and the Reubenite Hypothesis,” Eretz Israel 26 (Cross Volume, 1999), pp. 64–77.