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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 01/17/2005


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You need Java enabled to view the crossword applet.

If you do not have Java installed you can obtain it from java.com. If do have Java you may need to check your security settings to make sure that applets are enabled, especially if you are viewing the puzzle from your hard disk. In Windows XP you may be able to enable the applet by clicking on the yellow bar at the top of the window and selecting "Allow blocked content".
Across 2. meroitic leonine and anthropomorphic lion-headed god
6. ancient southern border city
8. any of various alloys of copper and tin in various proportions
10. God of the Spoken Word
11. one of five elements which the Egyptians considered necessary to make up a complete personality
12. the manufacture of clayware
13. The Creator
14. A sculptural relief that projects slightly from the background (2 wds.)
17. God of Lower Egypt
19. site of the temple of Horus
21. God of the Nile River
24. the arrangement of events in time
27. A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church
28. city of alexander's orical
29. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
Down 1. southern land
2. snake-god of the underworld symbolizing chaos and evil
3. An enigmatic hieroglyph and amulet linked to Osiris' backbone and resurrection (2 wds.)
4. Guardian of the Valley of the Kings
5. Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night
7. An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion
9. lioness-goddess 'she who is powerful'
10. amuletic discs incribed with extracts from Chapter 162 of the Book of the Dead
15. A symbol worn as a talisman against evil or injury
16. The Sun God
18. Stars or constellations that rose once every ten days and by which the ancient Egyptians used to tell time
20. Another Moon God
22. A Mother of Osiris
23. Protector of Childbirth
24. hathor animal
25. The Sun God
26. God of the Earth
27. tutankhamun's successor


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