Adjunct Lecturer and Post-doc fellow, the Department of Maritime Civilizations, as well as, a Research Associate in the Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies, the University of Haifa.

Adjunct Lecturer and Research Associate at the Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures, Tel Aviv University.

Other Publications


Edrey, M. 2019. The Phoenicians in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Iron Age I-III: Ethnicity and Identity in Light of the Material Culture (AOAT 469). Münster.



Edrey, M., Gross, B., and Herzog, Z. Ancient Jaffa: The Tel Aviv University Excavations (Tel Aviv Monograph Series). Tel Aviv. Forthcoming.

Edrey, M., Samet, I., and Boas, A. Khirbet A-Ram: A Frankish Village in the Outskirts of Jerusalem (Salvage Excavation Reports). Tel Aviv. In preparation.

Edrey, M., Ajami, M., and Harpak, T. eds. Horvat Hermas: Final Report. In preparation.


Chapters in Books and Monographs

Edrey, M. 2013. A Dog Cult in Persian Period Judah. In: Ackerman-Lieberman, P.I., and Zalashik, R. eds. A Jew’s Best Friend? The Image of the Dog throughout Jewish History. Brighton: 12-35.

Edrey, M. Stone Artifacts from the Mamilla Cemetery. In: Shavit, A. and Cohen-Klonimus, A. eds. Final Report of the Excavation of the Mamilla Cemetery, Jerusalem (Salvage Excavation Reports). Tel Aviv. Accepted.

Edrey, M., Ebeling, P., Lichtenberger, A. and Tal, O. Back to Beth She’an: Results of the 2019-2020 Seasons of the German-Israeli Tell Iẓṭabba Excavation Project. In: Atrash, W., Gendelman, P. and Overman, A. On Cities, Monuments and Objects: Studies in Honor of Gabriel Mazor. Jerusalem. Accepted.


Peer Reviewed Articles

Edrey, M. 2008. The Dog Burials at Achaemenid Ashkelon Revisited. Tel Aviv 35/2: 267-282.

Edrey, M. 2016. Phoenician Ethnogenesis: The Crucial Role of Landscape in the Early Shaping of Phoenician Culture. Ugarit Forschungen 47: 41-52.

Edrey, M. 2017. Agricultural Installations at Ramat Bet Shemesh West. Salvage Excavation Reports 10: 125-131.

Edrey, M. and Nagar, Y. 2017. A Mamluk Period Cemetery at Bet-Dagan. Salvage Excavation Reports 10: 189-194.

Edrey, M. 2017. A Stone Quarry in Arnona, Jerusalem. Salvage Excavation Reports 10: 259-264.

Edrey, M. 2018. Towards a Definition of the Pre-Classical Phoenician Temple in the Southern Levant. PEQ 150/3: 184-205.

Edrey, M., Arie, E., May, H., and Yasur-Landau, A. 2018. The Iron Age IIA Tombs of Area E, Tel Achziv: Between Local Traditions and the Consolidation of the Tyrian Polity. IEJ 68: 150-181.

Edrey, M., Samet, I., and Boas, A. 2018. Khirbat er-Ram and the Frankish Agricultural Hinterland of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Jerusalem. New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and Its Region 12: 240-249 (Hebrew).

Edrey, M., Cline, E.H., Nickelsberg, R., and Yasur-Landau, A. 2020. The Iron Age Lower Settlement at Kabri Revisited. PEQ 152/2: 94-120.

Edrey, M., Erlich, A., and Yasur-Landau, A. 2020. Shipwreck or Sunken Votives: The Shavei Zion Assemblage Revisited. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 49/2: 249-262.

Ebeling, P., Edrey, M., Harpak, T., Lichtenberger, A. and Tal, O. 2020. Field Report on the 2019 Season of the German-Israeli Excavation Project at Tell Iẓṭabba (Bet She’an), Israel. ZDPV 136/2: 176-190.

Edrey, M. and Khamisy, R.G. Khirbat al-Rām – A Newly Discovered Frankish Village North of Jerusalem. ZDPV. Accepted.

Ebeling, P., Edrey, M., Harpak, T., Lichtenberger, A. and Tal, O. Field Report on the 2020 German-Israeli Tell Iẓṭabbā Excavation Project (Beth She’an), Israel. ZDPV. Accepted.

Edrey, M. The Phoenician Tophet: Origins, Ideology, and the Question of Deceased Infants. Forthcoming.

Edrey, M., Erlich, A., and Yasur-Landau, A. The Shavei Zion Figurine Cache in Context. In preparation.

Edrey, M. Early Zoroastrian/Achaemenid Influences on Phoenician Religious Practices during the Persian Period. In preparation.

Edrey, M. The Persistence of Canaanite Religion as Reflected by Classical Phoenician Temples. In preparation.

Edrey, M. The Tell Qasile Temples Revisited. In preparation.

Edrey, M., Zadok, R., and Gordin, S. Phoenicians Sailors in Babylon. In preparation.

Edrey, M. The Agricultural Hinterland of Zanoah, Ramat Bet Shemesh. Salvage Excavation Reports. In preparation.

Edrey, M. and Gross, B. The Agricultural Hinterland of Bet Natif, Ramat Bet Shemesh. Salvage Excavation Reports. In preparation.

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