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ARCHITECTURE & ICONOGRAPHY

 

 

 

  emblem of Army Medical Department

 

Thailand

The emblem of the Royal Thai Army Medical Department (fig.) is coined on the Rod of Asclepius, the serpent-entwined pole associated with healing and medicine, and consists of a vajra-like torch entwined by two nagas (fig.) encircled by a chakra (fig.), an emblem of the Chakri Dynasty.