Aeclectic Tarot
Dedicated to the diversity and beauty of Tarot since 1996

    · Decks   · Readings   · Forum   · Home
Tarot Decks Tarot Card Meanings Free Tarot Readings Tarot Books Forum Community What's New Home

  Aeclectic Tarot Forum > Tarot Special Interest > Tarot Study Groups > Individual Deck Studies > Ancient Egyptian Tarot

Welcome to the Aeclectic Tarot Forum!

We are the oldest and largest Tarot forum community on the Internet. If you have any questions about any aspect of Tarot or using your cards, or you just want to connect with other Tarot enthusiasts, you've found the right place!

Registering is completely free, and allows you to post, search, watch threads and more. Hope to see you in the forum soon!

Thread Tools
Tarot Orat 
Rota Taro Orat Tora Ator
Tarot Orat's Avatar
Join Date: 07 Apr 2010
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Posts: 3,404

I just got this deck/book set and will be studying it soon, I'll start with the Fool. Just wanted to stick my hand up and say "hi" in this group

So this post doesn't get removed, here is some actual discussion of the card! About that butterfly...the first known depiction of a butterfly in art is on an Egyptian wall painting. So the butterfly on this card not only makes me think of innocence, freedom, and new life because it's a butterfly, but because it's a depiction of a butterfly in an ancient Egyptian setting. A butterfly from the days of the earliest butterfly artwork!

I don't think it's the same kind of butterfly as in the tomb painting, I kinda wish it were.

Like the last line of "The Name of the Rose," paraphrased: the butterfly dies, but the picture of the butterfly remains. Forever warm and still to be I'm totally skipping centuries between quotations The second one is from Keats' poem "Ode to a Grecian Urn."

(I'm not saying that no one but ancient Egyptians ever painted butterflies before, but if they did, that artwork hasn't been found. Who knows, there might be a butterfly on a prehistoric cave painting that hasn't been discovered yet!)

"It is never too late to become what we might have been" - George Eliot

{~Tarot Orat ~ Tarot Speaks~}

Last edited by Tarot Orat; 24-04-2010 at 05:08. Reason: added some stuff about the card!
Tarot Orat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21-04-2010 Need help fast? Chat with a live Tarot reader now!     Top   #31

Ads by Google
via Google Adsense



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT +10. The time now is 15:44.

Tarot Decks Tarot Card Meanings Free Tarot Readings Tarot Books Forum Community What's New Home

Aeclectic Links
What's new
Add your deck
Write a review
Contact us
About us
Popular Forums
· Tarot Decks
· Using Tarot Cards
· Reading Exchange
· Tarot Trading
· Talking Tarot
· Lenormand
· Chat
Useful Forum Links
· See today's new posts
· Upgrade your membership
· Win in our competitions

· Get help using the forum
· Search the forum
· Contact a moderator
Elsewhere on Aeclectic
Tarot Card Meanings
Free Tarot Readings
Tarot Books & eBooks
Decks by Theme
List All Decks

©  Aeclectic Tarot