In this series, we are taking the time to smell the roses, which for tarot lovers often means taking the time to really appreciate a single image of tarot art.

Today we will look at Death from the Revelations Tarot by Zach Wong. You can see more images HERE.


The Revelations Tarot is unique because the images are designed to reflect both upright and reversed meanings. So with this card, upright we have a skull, scythe, and Kali, all symbols of death. When it is reversed, the main image is the baby being born, showing how something new and miraculous can come from a very traumatic or painful situation.

Written by Barbara Moore
The tarot has been a part of Barbara Moore’s personal and professional lives for over a decade. In college, the tarot intrigued her with its marvelous blending of mythology, psychology, art, and history. Later, she served as the tarot specialist for Llewellyn Publications. Over the years, she has ...