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The Cemeteries at Ur

The Cemeteries at Ur The Royal Cemeteries of Ur  The Royal Cemeteries were initially discovered in Woolley’s first season when he dug a test trench. However, he did not begin full excavations until the start […]

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The EM Site

Woolley fully excavated during his fourth season area just west of Pit F and the EH Site, which he labeled the EM Site. He uncovered a residential quarter that measured approximately 30 meters by 20 […]

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West Harbor

During his eighth season, Woolley identified a harbor on the outer city walls located just west of the EM Site. The harbor was roughly in the shape of a rectangle and measured approximately 105 meters […]

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