The Minoan Tarot is a beautiful and carefully considered tarot inspired by the artistic style, colouration and symbolism of the ancient Minoan culture. The deck has 86 cards, and includes two extra court cards to gender-balance each suit.
Tarot Deck - 86 Cards - Schiffer Books 2017
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The Minoans were a Mediterranean civilisation that flourished between 3650 and 1400 BC, and centred their culture on the island of Crete. This Bronze Age society proceeded both the Mycenaeans and the ancient Greeks. They were primarily a seafaring nation of traders and artists with a penchant for decoration including frescoes and fabulous jewellery, but also contextually speaking, great architects and builders.
The administration of Minoan society seems to have been centred around elaborate palaces, five of which have been excavated, as well as cities that were sophisticated in their planning and infrastructure. Very little is known about their spoken language; 2 written scripts have been identified, known as Linear A and Linear B. Linear A script has yet to be deciphered, but L... read more reviews.
Similar Decks to Minoan TarotTheme: Historical, Minoan
More About These CardsName: Minoan Tarot
Creators: Laura Perry
Publisher: Schiffer Books 2017
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 64
Suits: Daggers, Rhytons, Labryses, Horns
Court Cards: Youth, Maid, Lord, Lady, Priest, Priestess
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Labrys axe head mirrored on a blue background
Companion Material: 176-page companion guidebook written by Laura Perry is included with the deck.