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The Royal Archives of Tell Mardikh-Ebla
The Biblical Archaeologist
Vol. 39, No. 2 (May, 1976), pp. 44-52
Published by: The American Schools of Oriental Research
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3209352
Page Count: 9
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It had a population of 260,000. It spoke a language close to Hebrew. Its greatest king bore a name cognate with Eber, the ancestor of the Hebrews (Gen 10:21). It worshipped a god named Ya. Canaanite Ebla-brought back to life in an extraordinary find of 15,000 tablets-seems destined to revolutionize the history of the ancient Near East. One of its two discoverers offers an early report.
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