Definition of Sir leonard woolley

1. Noun. English archaeologist who supervised the excavations at Ur (1880-1960).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sir Leonard Woolley

Sir John Gielgud
Sir John Hawkins
Sir John Hawkyns
Sir John Herschel
Sir John Ross
Sir John Suckling
Sir John Tenniel
Sir John Vanbrigh
Sir Joseph Banks
Sir Joseph John Thomson
Sir Joseph Paxton
Sir Joshua Reynolds
Sir Lancelot
Sir Laurence Kerr Olivier
Sir Leonard Hutton
Sir Leonard Woolley
Sir Leslie Stephen
Sir Martin Frobisher
Sir Matthew Flinders
Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Sir Noel Pierce Coward
Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge
Sir Oliver Lodge
Sir Patrick Manson
Sir Paul Gavrilovich Vinogradoff
Sir Peter Brian Medawar
Sir Peter Paul Rubens
Sir Peter Ustinov
Sir Philip Sidney
Sir Ralph David Richardson

Literary usage of Sir leonard woolley

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1. Ancient Magan: The Secrets of Tell Abraq by Daniel T. Potts (2000)
"The days when Sir Flinders P├ętrie, sir leonard woolley or Sir Mortimer Wheeler presented themselves as 'the' excavator of a site, when in reality they had a ..."

2. Mr Brouard's Odyssey by Diana Winsor (2004)
"Yet when sir leonard woolley made his celebrated excavation of what came to be known as the royal tombs of Ur in 1823, he found an extraordinary mix of ..."

3. A Bible for a Thoughtfull Skeptic by Thom Pain Jr., Thom Pain (2005)
"In his introduction to a description of the legal systems of ancient civilizations, sir leonard woolley comments: "It is, of course, obvious that no real ..."

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