The Works

From Pharos Tarot, in progress:

The (Wheel of ) Fortune card is called The Works in Pharos Tarot. The Works as short for The Clockworks (but also as in “give me the works, Jupiter!” LOL) .

The clockworks turn to power the turning of the lighthouse’s light, just as the wheel turns by the hand of the gods. The Hebrew letter is Kaph, which has a meaning like Yod, hand, except Kaph is the action of the hand, such as the open palm or the closed fist. Ever moving ever changing Fortunes.

We see a clockwork hand here as a stand-in for Typhon. Could it be that chaos turns the Wheel, or is it the ghost in the machine? A mechanical sworded sphinx is on top and a steam powered hermanubis climbs.

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