Ptolemy makes it the suffragan of the nomos of Arabia in Lower Egypt; Strabo places Phacusa at the beginning of the canal which empties into the Red Sea; it is described also by Peutinger's Table under the name of Phacussi, and by the Anonymus of Ravenna (130), under Phagusa.
- IV, v, 24.
- XVII, i, 26.
- In "Goshen and the Shrine of Saft el-Henneh" (London, 1885).
- Athanasius, "Apologia contra Arian.", 71.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Phacusa". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton. The entry cites:
- Rougé, Géographie ancienne de la Basse Egypte (Paris, 1891), 137-39.