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PROVINCIAL ESCUTCHEON

  

 

 

 

 

Phuket

The escutcheon of Phuket shows the two sisters Chan and Muk who were later bestowed with the titles thao Thep Krasatri and thao Sri Sunthon. In 1785 they were able to safeguard  Phuket and the South of the island against Burmese invasion and are since known as the Phuket Heroines (fig.).

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