Details of the Ancient Egyptian Tarot
Solandia's Summary: Tarot structure and Egyptology have been blended seamlessly in this lifelike-looking deck of Ancient Egypt. The author has drawn on a mix of Egyptian history, mythology and daily life to produce the very readable 78 Ancient Egyptian Tarot cards.
Type: Tarot Deck Number of Cards: 78 Major Arcana: 22 Minor Arcana: 56
Card Size: 3.15 x 4.72 inches = 8.00cm x 12.00cm
Publisher: Published by Element Books
Published by Thorsons
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes With Suit Symbols
Suits: Cups, Swords, Wands, Disks
Court Cards: Princess, Prince, Queen, King
Major Titles: The Fool, The Magician, The High Priestess, The The Empress, Emperor, The Hierophant, The Lovers, The Chariot, Strength, The Hermit, The Wheel of Fortune, Justice, The Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, The Devil, The Tower, The Star, The Moon, The Sun, Judgement, The World
The Fool is 0 Strength is 8 Justice is 11
Other Decks by Creator(s):
by Clive Barrett.
Card Back: Non-reversible
Back Design: Has columns of hieroglyphics in brown on black.
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Ancient Egyptian Tarot review by Melanie Stoehrer: I love this deck! The imagery jumps off the card at you, making reading a lot easier than with many other decks. The author's explanation of the symbology synthesizes the complexity of Egyptian mythology into an easily understood form. Anyone with even a small background in studies of ancient Egypt will recognize the buildings, temples and other scenes depicted on the cards.
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