Aurel Stein

Hungarian-British archaeologist (1862-1943)

Sir Mark Aurel Stein or Aurel Stein (1862-1943), FRAS, was a British-Hungarian archaeologist and explorer.[1] He traveled to many parts of South Asia and Central Asia to discover ancient cultures and their remains.[2]

He died and was buried in Kabul, Afghanistan.[3]


  1. J. Mirsky 'Sir Aurel Stein: Archaeological Explorer', Chicago, USA, 1977
  2. Mirsky, aa
  3. BBC News 2012 report about foreigners buried in Kabul