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Excavations at Ur. A Record of Twelve Years' Work

by Woolley, Sir Leonard

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(London, Ernest Benn, 1954). 8vo; original burgundy cloth; no dustwrapper; pp. 262; map; plans; line drawings; monochrome plates; colour frontis. Spine very slightly cocked; corners a little bumped; light spotting to endpapers. Good condition. "As long ago as 1854, Mr. J. E. Taylor, British Consul at Basra, was employed by the British Museum to investigate some of the southern sites of Mesopotamia, and chose for his chief work the Mound of Pitch. Here he unearthed inscriptions which for the first time revealed that the nameless ruin was none other than Ur, so-called 'of the Chaldees', the home of Abraham." .
  • Bookseller: Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA ZA (ZA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1476
  • Title: Excavations at Ur. A Record of Twelve Years' Work
  • Author: Woolley, Sir Leonard
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: (London, Ernest Benn, 1954)
  • Keywords: Leonard Woolley. Ur of the Chaldees. Mesopotamia. Iraq. Abraham. Flood. Civilisation. Archaeology. Middle East Archaeology
  • Bookseller catalogs: Archaeology;



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