Middle Chalcolithic settlement in the Jordan Valley near the Dead Sea in modern Jordan. The Pontifical Biblical Institute carried the excavations between 1929-1938 on and unearthed rmains of a culture yet unknown. Since these initial discoveries, a high concentration of sites attributed to this period have been identified inthe Jordan Valley [ Abu Hamid, Tabaqat Fahl - Pella, Tell al-Shuna, Sahab, Qattar, Abu Snesla and Iraq al-Amir].
- Jean Perrot: Syrien-Palästina I, München 1978, pp. 162-166
- Piotr Bienkowski, Jordan: Crossroads of the Near East, in: Treasures from an Ancient Land: The Art of Jordan, ed. Piotr Bienkowski, Stroud, UK: Alan Sutton 1991, pp. 5-6