Ancient Egyptian Tarot

Ancient Egyptian Tarot

Mixed media product

By (author) Clive Barrett

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  • Publisher: Element Books
  • Format: Mixed media product | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 118mm x 164mm x 67mm | 726g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2004
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0007165498
  • ISBN 13: 9780007165490
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: (b/w book, 4 colour cards)

Product description

Newly issued in an attractive chunky slipcase, The Ancient Egyptian Tarot returns the Tarot to the land of its ancestors. Based on Ancient Egyptian life and mythology, this stunning pack includes a Tarot deck, accompanying handbook and hardback journal. Contents: / The origins of the Tarot and the conventionally accepted view that it originated in Egypt. / The meanings of each card, along with instructions on how to lay out and read the cards. / How traditional Tarot imagery corresponds with the resurrection cycle of Osiris. / The Major Arcana's central theme is the story of Osiris and his resurrection by the hands of Isis. / The Minor Arcana reflects the culture of the Ancient Egyptians based upon genuine wall paintings and carvings from their tombs and temples.

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Author information

Clive Barrett is the author and illustrator of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses, a lavishly illustrated guide to the mythology and beliefs of Ancient Egypt.