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  Prince of Chumphon

 

Thailand

Statue of Mo Phon or ‘Dr. Phon’, the Prince of Chumphon, the Prince Admiral and Father of the Royal Thai Navy. He was also a doctor of medicine with a particular interest in herbal medicine.

 

This is here represented in the tool in his front, known as hin bot yah, a tool used by pharmacists and medical doctors of the past, to pulverize medicinal herbs (fig.).

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  Prince of Chumphon