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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 01/24/2005


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Across 1. 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. modern name of heretic capital
5. One God of Chaos and Water
7. An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion
8. device that measures the height of the Nile
9. A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church
11. Rapids along a river, specifically the Nile
15. An aspect of the sun god Ra
16. tutankhamun's successor
17. A curved triangular support that raises a dome above a square base that puts the weight on the corners of the base, braced with several smaller domes and half domes
19. macadonian dynasty
21. The Sun God
22. A palace, fortress or mansion
23. God of the Sea
Down 1. The sacred shrine of Islam in Mecca containing the holy black stone and the focus of prayers
3. A symbol worn as a talisman against evil or injury
4. the catfish king
5. great king's wife
6. Goddess of the Firmament
8. Literally, a city of the dead
10. An ornamental recess in a ceiling, vault or dome
12. Kindly God of the Desert
13. The King of the Gods
14. A leader of Islam, the title literally means the successor to Mohammed
18. An administrative subdivision of ancient Egypt
20. The Child God
21. amun animal


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