Adi Erlich is a researcher at the Zinman Institute of Archaeology and a senior lecturer in the departments of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Haifa. Her Ph.D. was published as a monograph, The Art of Hellenistic Palestine (Oxford 2009). She studies art and archaeology at sites in Israel from the fifth century B.C.E. to the seventh century C.E., with a focus on terracotta figurines. She is a member of the executive board of the Association for Coroplastic Studies (ACoSt) and is the director of the Beth She’arim excavations, a main Jewish town in Galilee in the Roman period.