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Pakistani archaeologist and linguist

Professor Emeritus at the Quaid-i-Azam University and the director of Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations.

Research interests

South and Central Asian civilisations

Dr. Dani is known for his work on the Gandhara Buddhist period and on Central Asian studies. He also excavated the famous pre-Indus Civilization site of Rehman Dheri in northern Pakistan.

Prizes and awards

Pr Dani has received numerous awards from governments, organisations and universities in Bangladesh, France, Germany, India, Italy, Tajikistan, Turkey and the United Kingdom, besides receiving the national civil awards of Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Hilal-e-Imtiaz from the Government of Pakistan.


Dani, Ahmad Hasan
Northern and Central Asia
History of humanity; 6
Publ: 2005; p. 413-418.

Ahmad Hasan Dani
Indian Palaeography
Reprint. New Delhi, Munshiram Manoharlal, 1997, xxix, 297 p., plates, figs., $25. ISBN 81-215-0028-1.

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