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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 01/29/2007


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Across
1 Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule (3)
2Stars or constellations that rose once every ten days and by which the ancient Egyptians used to tell time (6)
4A rectangular block placed on top of a column capital in order to support the architrave (6)
6The King of the Gods (4)
8The main area of a church, usually flanked by aisles (4)
9The tower from which the muezzin cries the call to prayer (7)
11The Perceptive Mind (3)
12The niche in the qibla wall of a mosque indicating the direction of Mecca (6)
15 Northern Aqaba beach resort (4)
17Kindly God of the Desert (2)
18Another Moon God (3)
19God of Fertility (3)
Down
1The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
3The shape of a cross (9)
4An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
5A popular board game of ancient Egypt, which we know of because of its inclusion in tombs, including Tutankhamuns tomb (5)
7One God of Chaos and Water (3)
9Lady of Truth and Order (4)
10An Islamic house or mansion (3)
11A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
12Defender of the Sun Boat (5)
13God of the Spoken Word (2)
14From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
16 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
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