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SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES (part of University of London)

Country: United Kingdom
Campus/location : London

Arms of the School of Oriental and African Studies

Official blazon

Arms : Argent, a cross gules, in the first quarter a sword in pale, point upwards,. of the last; on a chief also gules an open book proper between a lotus bud on the dexter and a lotus slipped and leaved on the sinister, both Or.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, In front of a rising sun proper a lion passant guardant Or resting the dexter forepaw on a scroll also proper.
Supporters: On the dexter side a camel, and on the sinister an elephant, both proper.
Motto: Knowledge is Power.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on October 11, 1917.

We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.

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