Ten of Swords Art and Meaning Mamluk Turkish Playing Card Deck Fragment Deck
About the Deck
Found by Leo Mayer in 1942, this deck provides a crucial link between the patterns of the East and those of the West. It has distilled the Persian/Indian suits down into suits very similar to those used still today in Mediterranean Europe. These are the same suits used in most Tarot decks today.
According to Many Schools of Thought
Uncertainty in the hatred.
Followed by Ace and King, imprisonment; for girl or wife, treason on the part of friends.
Victory and consequent fortune for a soldier in war.
Inherited wealth. Business. Fortune. Journey on account of business. Travel.
Tears, Affliction, Grief, Sorrow
Passing Success, Momentary Advantage.
Grief, loss of freedom
passing trouble or illness.
good fortune in marriage; ill fortune at the gaming table. You will lose much money at gaming; at last you will give up the practice, and in ripe old age you will be blessed by the birth of a daughter, whom you will name Fortuna.