Daniel Schlumberger

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Daniel Théodore Schlumberger (19 December 1904 in Mulhouse, France – 21 October 1972 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.[1]) was a French archaeologist and Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at the University of Strasbourg and later Princeton University.

In the 1940s, he conducted fieldwork at Ay Khanum in Afghanistan as Director of the Délégation Archéologique Française, discovering ruins and artifacts of the Hellenistic period.[2] His written works were included posthumously in The Cambridge History of Iran (1983).

He was an older brother of Jean Schlumberger.