Leon Legrain field photos (17-1-3a-LegrainP10 and 17-2-2e-LegrainP96). Courtesy of Penn Museum and Ur-Online).

This site was created as part of the University of Pennsylvania AAMW 619/NELC 320 – Digital Exploration of The Past: Archives, Databases, Maps, and Museums course in Fall 2018. The data for this site primarily comes from digital transcriptions of Leonard Woolley’s 1920s Ur excavation field notes and digitized versions of Hans Nissen’s original plans of Ur’s Royal Cemetery, which were produced during the course.

Students: Marc Marín Webb, Yixuan Hu, Lauren Cooper, Kia DaSilva, Cindy Srnka, and Ian Schwarzenberg.

Instructor: Dr. Emily Hammer.