University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Ur Digitization Project: August 2013

Gertrude Bell at the Ur dighouse

By: Brad Hafford

Reconstructing Excavation Processes Spotlight on Division of Finds: Penn’s acquisition of its Ur material Tens of thousands of artifacts were uncovered in the twelve years of excavation at the ancient city of Ur, from 1922-1934. The Ur of the Chaldees project, with lead funding from the Leon Levy Foundation, is still uncovering exactly where each […]

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