First published in 2010. Sir Leonard Woolley was an archaeologist and this book is about his dig at Ur, which is the subject of this classic work, inspired Agatha Christie's Murder in Mesopotamia. When Woolley began work at Dr, little was known about the early civilizations of Mesopotamia. His work at Dr over twelve years, which included the excavation of royal tombs, the discovery of the gold jewellery of Queen PuAbi and the excavation of the famous ziggurat, allowed scholars to reconstruct the civilization of Sumer in the 3rd century B.C.

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Title Page

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Copyright Page

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Table of Contents

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chapter III|45 pages

The Royal Cemetery

chapter V|14 pages

The Dark Ages

chapter VI|47 pages

The Third Dynasty of Ur

chapter VII|38 pages

The Isin and Larsa Periods

chapter VIII|23 pages

The Kassite and Assyrian Periods