Luca Maria Oliveri

Professor of Archaeology and Cultures of Gandhara , Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

ORCID 0000-0003-0484-7332

Luca Maria Oliveri (Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Pakistan) is Professor of Archaeology of Gandhara at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and Director of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Pakistan (ISMEO/Ca’ Foscari). From 2011 to 2016 he was Director of the ACT-Field School Project in Swat, which amongst other achievements in the fields of training, archaeology and restoration, was able to rebuild the Swat Museum, as well as to restore the colossal Jahanabad Buddha, both damaged during the Taliban insurgency.


The View from Malakand: Harold Deane’s ‘Note on Udyana and Gandhara’

Luca Maria Oliveri

This volume presents a seminal and pioneering account of the antiquities of Swat and Peshawar (Pakistan) by Harold Deane, discovered in the fort at Malakand, Swat; it presents and transcribes the manuscript and provides extended notes identifying and describing the places that Deane discusses in his article. READ MORE

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