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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 01/21/2008


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Across 1. Cat Goddess
3. Interlaced wooden screen work
7. Deity of Infinity and Eternity
9. first pyramid site
10. The Embracer, Goddess of Fertility and the Nile at Aswan
11. The plateau
14. A Wife of Horus
19. A market or meeting place
21. modern name of ancient new kingdom capital
22. Stars or constellations that rose once every ten days and by which the ancient Egyptians used to tell time
25. Designs that are created by inlaying small, colored pieces of glass, stone, tiles, etc., and often decorate walls or floors
28. Tutankhamun's successor
29. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
32. Associated with the Goddess Hathor, a sacred rattle device used in her rituals
34. Helper of Anubis
35. The inner or secret shrine of ancient places of worship
37. The Good Sister
41. An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion
42. A monolithic tapered shaft that symbolizes the primordial mound upon the rays of the sun shone first
44. The Child God
45. Type of small openwork temple with supporting pillars
46. Ancient Cow Goddess
47. The Sun God
51. King of the Gods on Earth
53. A viceroy, usually Ottoman
54. Creator Goddess
57. A collection of spells originally written on papyrus and buried with a mummy (4 wds.)
61. The only native Egyptian script in regular daily use from about the 7th century until the adaptation of Coptic in the Roman period
62. Those who believe that only a member of Ali's family could become his successor
64. An aspect of the sun god Ra
65. Goddess of the Inundation
66. A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker
67. The Composite God
69. A long robe worn by Egyptian men
70. A walled monastery
Down 1. Tower
2. Canal
3. Lady of Truth and Order
4. Strong man of Egyptology
5. Kindly God of the Desert
6. God of Lower Egypt
8. Supreme Council of Antiquities chairman
12. Queen of the Gods
13. Used in Islamic art, an intricate design of flowers, foliage or geometric shapes
15. The All-Father
16. A screen or wall with icons which separated the Heikal (sanctuary) from the nave in Coptic churches
17. A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof
18. Amun animal
20. 5th dynasty founder
23. A round pole-like support, often of stone
24. One God of Chaos and Water
26. A concave bracket around the summits of walls or gates (2wds.)
27. A symbolic tomb, honoring the dead but not containing the body
30. A statue or sculpture which depicts the human form in an asymmetrical pose
31. Stylized plants usually found at the top of ancient Egyptian walls (2 wds.)
33. The book of "What is in the Netherworld".
36. A sign in the script which is to indicate a dual or plural form
38. Gods of the Viscera and the Canopic Jars
39. southern land
40. The outer part of a clad wall
41. Goddess of War
43. Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night
48. God of air and sunlight
49. Small devices, often arches placed in the corners of a square building to support a dome
50. A sacrament and the central act of worship in many Christian churches
52. Common housing such as an apartment house
53. God of the Moon
54. An archaeological and anthropological term meaning that a set method of making tools and other artifacts has been created and the artifacts are now mass- produced
55. The Astral Goddess
56. Goddess of the Firmament
58. Lord of the Dead
59. God of the Spoken Word
60. An Islamic house or mansion
63. Northern Aqaba beach resort
65. The Perceptive Mind
66. festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule
68. The Sun God
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