Maurice Dunand (4 March 1898 - 23 March 1987) was a prominent French archaeologist specializing in the ancient Near East, who served as director of the Mission Archéologique Française in Lebanon. Dunand excavated Byblos from 1924 to 1975, and published a Byblos syllabary in his monograph Byblia Grammata in 1945. The Neolithic of Lebanon was divided by Dunand into three stages based on the stratified levels of Byblos, From 1963 onwards, Dunand also thoroughly excavated the site of the Temple of Eshmun near Sidon.
- "Maurice Dunand", in Je m'appelle Byblos, Jean-Pierre Thiollet, H & D, 2005, p. 252
- "Maurice Dunand's archives back to light" L'Orient-Le Jour September 2010