, Euseb. Onomast. s. v. Φινῶν; Φαινά
, Hierocl. p. 723), formerly a city of Idumaea, and afterwards a village of Arabia Petraea, between Petra and Zoar, containing copper mines, where condemned criminals worked.
It was identified with Punon, one of the stations of the Israelites in their wanderings. (Numb.
33.42; see Reland, Palaestina,
p. 951; Wesseling, ad Hierocl. l.c.