Tarot of Delphi: A Fine Art Tarot Deck & Booklet

The Shipwreck: Cave of the Storm Nymphs

The Tower tarot card meaning

Cave of the Storm Nymphs (1903), Sir Edward Poynter, private collection.

In the Tarot of Delphi, the 16th trump is titled The Shipwreck. This card has many names, including The Tower, The Lightning-Stuck Tower, The House of God, and The Fire.

The Shipwreck draws from the seafaring cultures of the Classical world to explore the meaning of the traditional tarot Tower card: surrendering the ego. Read more in the Tarot of Delphi guest post on Siren Afire.