Tell Iktanu was a viilage in the Jordan Valley northeast of the Dead Sea in the Early Bronze Age IV (2200-2100 The settlement was planned. Narrow streets separated houses with great courtyards and industrial parts. Village was non-fortified. Inhabitants kept goat, cattle, skeep and hunted as well.
- Piotr Bienkowski , Jordan: Crossroads of the Near East in: Treasures from an Ancient Land: The Art of Jordan, Piotr Bienkowski eds., Stroud, UK: Alan Sutton 1991, p. 7