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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 01/15/2007


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Across


2 Tower (4)
4 The Orthodox body of the Islamic faith (5)
5 A monolithic tapered shaft that symbolizes the primordial mound upon the rays of the sun shone first (7)
7 The Sun Disk and later God (4)
9 A public drinking fountain (5)
10 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
11 Queen of the Gods (4)
14 God of Fertility (3)
16 A tower, usually within a fortified structure (4)
17 A long age of steady and seasonal rainfall (7)
18 The sacred shrine of Islam in Mecca containing the holy black stone and the focus of prayers (5)
19 A judge in Islamic law (4)
21 Goddess of the Firmament (3)
22 The Sun God (2)
23 A framework of rigid design used as a means of supporting usually either a roof or a bridge (5)
24 City of Alexander's Orical (4)
25 Markets that are set up in the open air, or small shops or vendors that are along a specific street (4)
27 From Coptic art, the position of a figure with hands raised in adoration (5)

Down


1 An Islamic house or mansion (3)
3 A section set aside for women, usually in a religious structure (9)
4 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
6 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 (2)
8 Carter's Pharoah (11)
9 Demon God of the Win Press (6)
12 The Border Patrol God (6)
13 26th dynasty capital (4)
14 The Roman Christians who were often pitted against the Egyptian Copts (8)
15 Stars or constellations that rose once every ten days and by which the ancient Egyptians used to tell time (6)
19 Hathor animal (3)
20 In Egypt specifically the word is used to refer to an ancient tempera painting (6)
26 A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
28 The Sun God (2)
29 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)

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