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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 01/07/2008


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Across 2. A Turkish title of governors, high- ranking army officers or powerful civilians
4. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
5. The Perceptive Mind
9. A public drinking fountain
11. A collection of spells originally written on papyrus and buried with a mummy (4 wds.)
12. One God of Chaos and Water
13. Goddess of Childbirth
16. A judge in Islamic law
19. Name of four 18th dynasty rulers; Hatshepsut's father
20. Lord of the Dead
21. God of air and sunlight
22. Father of Gods and the God of the Rising Earth
23. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
24. Centipede God
26. The Orthodox body of the Islamic faith
28. Ramesses II's father
29. God of the Spoken Word
30. The beam, usually of stone, atop columns which supports a ceiling
32. Type of small openwork temple with supporting pillars
34. Tutankhamun's successor
35. God of Thunder
36. Sign in the script which implies meaning, not sound
37. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
38. The Sun God
39. Protector of Childbirth
40. An Islamic house or mansion
41. device that measures the height of the Nile
44. Title earned by a Muslim who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca
46. Kindly God of the Desert
47. A gate
48. From Coptic art, the position of a figure with hands raised in adoration
49. God of the Sea
Down 1. A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof
2. Strong man of Egyptology
3. A reference to the suns disc which was considered the life force and is closely related to the religious upheaval of Akhenaten
4. Ancient religious city in north, counter to Nekhen
5. canal
6. The Lower Nubian Sun God
7. A statue of immense size, usually of a god or king
8. Goddess of the Harvest
9. God of chaos and confusion
10. Ancient Cow Goddess
11. The ancient Egyptians phoenix, which was probably a heron
13. A school, usually theological, for orthodox Sunni
14. A sacred enclosure
15. The Good Sister
16. A cross derived from the ankh and adopted as a symbol by the early Coptic Christians (2 wds.)
17. first pyramid builder
18. Stones used to build arches which were shaped in a wedge
19. Carter's pharoah
25. The top, or capstone of a pyramid
26. First Pharaoh of Egypt's Fourth Dynasty
27. The Child God
31. A horse drawn carriage
32. The Great Potter
33. A spirit that inhabits the body during life and may leave it in death, but requires the continued existence of the body for its survival
39. Cat Goddess
42. A religious leader in a community
43. Common housing such as an apartment house
45. A Mother of Osiris


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