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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

  

 

 

  hong

 

Thailand

A pair of Hamsa, i.e. holy swans, that are in Thai known as hong. They are typically represented with a kranok-shaped tail, from which the architectural term haang hong derives (fig.).

 

Besides a long and rather slender bill, they also have two sets of tiny fangs along the side of the beak, one set near the base, the other set somewhere near the middle.

 

  hong