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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 01/16/2006


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Across
3A rectangular block placed on top of a column capital in order to support the architrave (6)
5The alternating use of red and white or black and white stone in Arab architecture (5)
7God of the Moon (6)
8A tower, usually within a fortified structure (4)
9An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
10The Resurrected Osiris (5)
13God of the Sea (4)
15The Perceptive Mind (3)
16An administrative title in the early Islamic period (4)
17From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
19God of the Spoken Word (2)
20God of chaos and confusion (3)
21A Mother of Osiris (3)
Down
1A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
2God of air and sunlight (3)
4A statue of immense size, usually of a god or king (8)
5A market or meeting place (5)
6The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
7A 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)
8Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night (3)
11The superstition that the envious glance of any passer-by, attracted by an immodest show of wealth, achievement or beauty, can harm or bewitch (2 wds.) (7)
12Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
13Another Moon God (3)
14Mosque (6)
15A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsman's roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
18Kindly God of the Desert (2)


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