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The Napo Tarot Deck

by Betty Lopez, designed by Napo

The Napo Tarot Deck
Price: $18.00
Number of cards in deck: 78

Measurements: 2.77 x 4.9 inches, or 70 x 124 mm.

Back of card: Turquoise blue with white border. In the center, 4 five pointed yellow/gold stars arranged in a diamond pattern. The stars are about .6 inches, or 19 mm across. The stars are symbolic of the Southern Cross, among other things.

Booklet included: Yes, 45 pages, 2.65 x 4.75 inches, or 67 x 121 mm. Each of the Major Arcana gets a page, the suits get about three pages each.

Publisher: US Games. Cards printed in Belgium.

Comments: This is a happy Argentinean deck. The archetype of this deck, the Magician, is the Gaucho of Argentine legend. The wandering gaucho comes to the pueblo, where he is welcomed, wine poured & card games begun, cards which are elsewhere used for divination & fortune telling. The Hierophant is the figure of Old Vizcacha, a character from a book by Jose Hernandez, Martin Fierro, the "Gaucho Bible". This is the mythical world where men are men & women are beautiful. These notes adapted from those of Betty Lopez.

So far as major arcana, suits, face cards, etc, this is a standard deck, though whimsical & colorful. Note the keywords on the top (English) and bottom (Spanish) of each card.

One of the most fun decks I've seen. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have.

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