Woolley, Charles Leonard

Name

Woolley, Charles Leonard

Dates

17 April 1880 - 20 February 1960

Birthplace

England

Specialization

Archaeology

Major works

Carchemish - Part I, London 1914 Carchemish - Part II, London 1921 Al-‘Ubaid (UE 1), Oxford 1927 (with H.R. Hall) The Royal Cemetery (UE 2), London/Philadelphia 1934 The Development of Sumerian Art, London 1935 The Ziggurat and its Surroundings (UE 5), London/Philadelphia 1939 Carchemish - Part III, London 1952 (with R.D. Barnett) A Forgotten Kingdom, London 1953 Excavations at Ur, London 1954 Alalakh, an account of the Excavations at Tell Atchana in the Hatay, 1937-1949, Oxford 1955 The Early Periods (UE 4), London/Philadelphia 1956 The Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods (UE 9), London/Philadelphia 1962

Remarks

Co-director of the British Museum Expedition to Carchemish, 1912-1914 Excavator of Ur, 1922-1933/34 Excavator of Tell Atchana, 1937-1939, 1946-1949

Obituaries

AfO 19 (1959-1960) 265-266 (E. Weidner), with photo Expedition 20 (1977) 3-4 (M.E.L. Mallowan) Festschrift M.E.L. Mallowan - D.J. Wiseman (eds.), Ur in Retrospect: In Memory of Sir C. Leonard Woolley (Iraq 22), London 1960

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