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Bowl of Hygieia

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Bowl of Hygieia is one of the symbols of pharmacy

Hygieia was the Greek goddess of hygiene, and the daughter of Aesculapius. Aesculapius' symbol is his rod, with a snake twined around it; correspondingly, Hygieia's symbol is a cup or chalice with a snake twined around its stem and poised above it.


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Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Egyptian Hieroglyphs.

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