Woolley returned to Ur for six more seasons. The team continued to find more 'Royal Tombs' with wonderful objects. Altogether Woolley excavated about 1850 burials of which 17 were 'Royal Tombs'. Most of them dated to about 2600 B.C.

Woolley finished his work at Ur in 1934. Throughout the rest of his life, he wrote many articles and books about the excavations at Ur and what he had learnt about the people who lived in southern Mesopotamia thousands of years ago.

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