Visits to the site
  experience live archaeology

     The extraordinary attraction and vitality of the site of Urkesh is attested by the uninterrupted visits of groups of young people and families, throughout the entire critical period. They represent a war tourism, and they are more eloquent than the visits of important people during the excavation years (below on the right)...
     Visits to the site have even increased 2017-19, as shown in the page of the last years events.



two colleagues (1999)
the Italian Ambassador (2010)
the German ambassador (2010)
the Apostolic Nuncio (2009)