During August 2002, a survey prior to development was conducted near Qibbuz Idemit (Permit No. A-3666; map ref. 21940–75/77590–620), in the wake of expansion. The survey, on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, was conducted by E. Stern and Y. Lerer.
The survey was performed west of the qibbuz security fence, along a gentle rocky slope that was mostly exposed and had a thin covering of vegetation, consisting of terebinth and spiny burnet. No antiquities were discovered.