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The Episcopal-Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa


Registration number 20100418A


This certifies that the heraldic arms of The Episcopal-Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Per chevron barry wavy Azure and Argent, and Sable, on a chief Or between two cross crosslets a winged lion of St. Mark passant guardant Gules armed and langued Azure resting the dexter forepaw on an open book proper.



Design rationale

The wavy bars represent the Nile River, and the black triangle represents an Egyptian pyramid. The winged lion is the emblem of Mark the evangelist, and the book represents his gospel. The two crosses on either side of the lion are called cross-crosslets, which are constructed with four Latin crosses at right angles.

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Michael Swanson

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Organization, Religious, EG, E

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