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Amonkhet Art Dump

Happy Tuesday MTG peeps,

More Magic: the Gathering news updates over the last 24 hours.  Yesterday's post to the MTG Realm blog was titled 'Amonkhet Info Dump', so it is rather appropriate that we have now a number of absolutely stunning pieces of art to become part of the Amonkhet card illustrations or key art.

We direct your attention to a short video, posted in several different languages on the Magic: the Gathering YouTube Channel, which briefly goes over what one may expect at a Amonkhet Prerelease event and is prefaced with some nice details on the backstory / vorthos and a number of images.  We should get to those now - 

Discover the ancient and powerful civilization of Amonkhet.

The inhabitants of this fertile valley raise monuments dedicated to the glory of their gods and compete for their blessings, but something sinister lurks behind this seemingly organized society.

The train their entire life for a chance to face the Trials of the Five Gods and join the elite ranks of the Worthy and to claim an honored place in the Afterlife (these are mummified). They prepare for the great God-Pharaoh's return.

The 'Cursed' appear to be those who fail the tests / trials and become Zombies who, with other creatures roam the deserts.

Two God Names Confirmed
• Ifnir appears to the black-aligned god, 
• Oketra is the white-aligned cat god.

New and Returning Races
• Jackals 
• Minotaurs
• Zombies

Amonkhet Places
• Luxa River
• The Broken Lands

• Shefet (a desert) 


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