An Oracle of Kemet: Tarot of the Noutjeru
Tarot in the Artistic Style of New Kingdom Egypt Companion and Guidebook
About the Book
In a carefully-researched guide designed to be a companion to the Tarot of the Noutjeru deck, Douglas Blake leans on his intensive past studies and original artwork to provide a fascinating examination of the concept and format of this seventy-eight card deck. Blake’s comprehensive presentation highlights the history of Tarot “Triumphi,” the details of the cards that include high-resolution images, the practical uses of the Tarot that touch on Sortilege, Cartomancy, and Meditation, and recommendations for use in spreads that offer examples and charts. Included is a brief appendix with charts illustrating astrological, elemental, and Qabalistic attributions as well as Kemetic (ancient Egyptian) Decanates followed by a bibliography and glossary. An Oracle of Kemet: Tarot of the Noutjeru is an in-depth guide and companion book to a unique Tarot deck with an intriguing history and multi-faceted appeal to those interested in its aesthetics as well as its esoteric and practical value.
About the Author
Douglas Blake has studied Tarot, Hermetic Qabalah, Magick, and Kemetic (Pharaonic Egyptian) history, language, religion, and magic for many years. He is a Freemason, a local officer and national grand lodge officer for an international religious fraternal order, and is active clergy with a Gnostic church. Doug, who is a graphic designer, musician, vocalist, and artist, currently lives between Seattle and Tacoma, Washington.