Allocamelus statant (Period)

Allocamelus statant (Period)

The allocamelus is an heraldic monster described as having the head of an ass and a body with a camel’s hump; it’s sometimes called an “ass-camel” in the heraldic literature, and may be a period attempt to describe a llama.  Its sole period instance is as the crest of the Eastland Company, 1579, used without authority [Dennys 147].  The allocamelus is nonetheless permissible for Society use.

There doesn’t seem to be a default posture for the allocamelus; the illustration shows an allocamelus statant.

Myfanwy ferch Rhiannon bears as a badge:  An allocamelus passant purpure charged with an escallop argent.

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