The family of Marseilles cards are the decks that first caught the attention of French occultists, thus beginning Tarot's use as a divination tool. The Tarots of Marseille, a detailed reproduction of a classic Marseilles deck, maintains an integrity of Tarot symbolism and a connection with Tarot's veiled past while incorporating added details that enhance usability and increase ease in reading.
From Where Do the Cards of the Tarot Originate? Mystery shrouds the origin of Tarot cards, but ancient oracle decks have been found in a wide range of places, from Hungary to India to China. Some historical sources credit the traveling, wandering musicians and performers who roamed (originally) from India to Persia to Egypt for carrying cards and... read this article