ARCHETYPES

Object or Artifact


Physical Nature of this Object
The Merchant
The Merchant (Reversed) Nothing is free, wealth can buy freedom.
Basic Interpretation:
Swirling in a chaotic blur of color, sound and smells, the bazaar is open for business and the Merchant is at home. Wheedling, arguing, negotiating, and lying, the Merchant conducts business with all the fineness and artistry of a dancer at the ball.
Aspect or History of this Object
The Captain
The Captain Group travel, active leadership, responsibility
Basic Interpretation:
The Captain denotes active leadership and responsibility. Triumphant, the Captain leads his crew towards the end of their journey. His will and good sense won the day; the end is in sight! New lands have been discovered, home has been found and the long voyage is nearly over.

Object Suggestions: Scales, coins, a contract, a 2-edged sword, a vase, a basket.

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