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. Students of all ages, families, teachers, and even foreign tourists have been continously visiting Tell Mozan despite the absence of the archaeological expedition on the site.
Visits to the site have even increased in 2017-19, as shown in the following list of groups and visitors who have been accompanied on the site by the local archaeologist, Amer Ahmad. Click on the links to find out more, from our "Events" page.
All these visists to the site represent a war tourism, and they are even more eloquent than the visits of important people which we experienced during the excavation years...