Sir Leonard Woolley


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Noun1.Sir Leonard Woolley - English archaeologist who supervised the excavations at Ur (1880-1960)
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Ur of the Chaldees by Sir Leonard Woolley (his description of burial practices certainly fed my - thwarted - desire to be an archaeologist).
According to museum records a team of archaeologists led by Sir Leonard Woolley from the Penn and British museums had unearthed the skeleton.
The oldest complete board game found is The Royal Game of Ur which was discovered in 1926-1927 by Sir Leonard Woolley in royal tombs in what is now Iraq dating back to more than 2500BC.