The variety of names appearing on these bullae suggests a public archive. See Yair Shoham, “A Group of Hebrew Bullae from Yigal Shiloh’s Excavations in the City of David,” in Ancient Jerusalem Revealed, ed. Hillel Geva (Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, 1994), p. 62. See also Hershel Shanks, “The City of David After Five Years of Digging,” BAR 11:06.