Ur Excavation Records Get Crowdsourced

Leonard Woolley. Source: Penn Museum

The Sumerian site of Ur in Iraq is one of the coolest archaeological sites in the world. Now researchers have scanned thousands of pages of excavation records from the University of Pennsylvania/British Museum excavations in the 1920s and 1930s and are attempting to crowdsource the transcription of these records.

Signup at http://urcrowdsource.org/omeka/ and found out how much Leonard Woolley paid out in baksheesh in 1925.


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