Tel Masos III is a smaller settlement west to the main Chalcolithic site was a fortified encoluser settled from the Middle Bronze Age.
- Philip J. King, Jeremiah: An Archaeological Companion, Westminster John Knox Press 1993, p. 53
- Aharon Kempinski, Tel Masos. Its Importance in Relation to the Settlement of the Tribes of Israel in the Northern Negev, 1978 - https://www.penn.museum/documents/publications/expedition/PDFs/20-4/Kempinski.pdf