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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 01/10/2005


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Across 1. A palace, fortress or mansion
3. 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
4. ruler of the mid-1st dynasty; son of Merneith
6. device that measures the height of the Nile
7. French Egyptologist; founder of Egyptian Antiquities Service
10. American Egyptologist born in Indianapolis of German parents
13. Cleanser of Re, Personification of the East
15. Kindly God of the Desert
16. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
17. tutankhamun's successor
Down 2. The greeting area of the public or men's apartments
3. A viceroy, usually Ottoman
4. An Islamic house or mansion
5. An administrative subdivision of ancient Egypt
6. great king's wife
8. an excavation in which a corpse is buried
9. God of chaos and confusion
11. hieroglyphic sign meaning beautiful and good
12. The arched chambers around a sahn or courtyard within a mosque
14. site of the temple of Horus
16. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsman's roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
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