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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 01/03/2006


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Across
1Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
4First Pharaoh of Egypt's Fourth Dynasty (6)
5From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
6A script originating in Mesopotamia, used in many languages (9)
7Kindly God of the Desert (2)
9The Sun God (2)
10By far the most prominent form of Christian worship in Egypt (5)
11The outer court of a mosque (7)
13A walled monastery (4)
14Cleanser of Re, Personification of the East (5)
15Goddess of Childbirth (9)
18The Bird of Creation (4)
19Tutankhamun's successor (2)
20Northern Aqaba beach resort (4)
21A religious leader in a community (4)
22Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a king's rule (3)
23Modern residential island (7)
26A spirit that inhabits the body during life and may leave it in death, but requires the continued existence of the body for its survival (2)
27The Perceptive Mind (3)
29A symbol of kingship in Egypt represented by a cobra in an upright position worn as a head ornament or crown (6)
31Along with Peteese, a Brother God (5)
33God of the Nile River (4)
34A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsman's roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
35An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
Down
1The picture alphabet used for writing Egyptian (11)
2The women's quarters in a house (5)
3God of Fertility (3)
426th dynasty capital (4)
5Protector of Childbirth (3)
6A script originating in Mesopotamia used in many languages (7)
7The beam, usually of stone, atop columns which supports a ceiling (10)
8The Sun God's Butler (6)
12A row of small blocks which often decorated a cornice (6)
15Grandmother of the Gods (3)
16A public drinking fountain (5)
17A judge in Islamic law (4)
18Ancient Cow Goddess (3)
22The Resurrected Osiris (5)
24An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
25The Muslim call to prayer (4)
28The sacred bull of Memphis (4)
30Partisans who believe that Ali should have succeeded to the caliphate and some of his descendants should have inherited that right (4)
32God of the Spoken Word (2)


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