Lecture on Urkesh, Syria site in Houston, TX

The Houston Museum of Natural Science will host the lecture “Eye of the Storm: Archaeology in the Midst of War in Syria” on Thursday, 20 Apr, at 6:30pm. Presenters are Dr. Giorgio Buccellati of UCLAs’ Mesopotamian Lab; Dr. Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati of the Mozan/Urkesh Archaeological Project in Syria, and Dr. Charles Stewart of the University of St. Thomas. “A team of archaeologists and the local stakeholders have successfully defended the Mesopotamian site of Urkesh from ISIS. It is the only foreign expedition that has remained active in Syria throughout the entire time of the war, and still is today.”

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