I recently attended a meeting of minds at The Petrie Museum of Egyptology, UCL London, where we discussed, amongst other things, the symbolism of ancient Egypt and that of the tarot.
Whilst debates continue as to the origins of tarot, as both a 'deck' and a system of spiritual developement, it was generally felt that they could be a valuable tool through which to explore aspects of Egyptian culture oft neglected in academic institutions, with the hope of bringing previously unknown audiences and unheard voices to the debate.
As such I urge those with an interest in the many themes this opens to the current home of the project;
(also in my 'Following' list below)
Public debate and events to follow in 2010