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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 02/04/2008


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Across
4 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
6 Grandmother of the Gods (3)
7 Pyramid architect (7)
9 Goddess of the Firmament (3)
10 The arched chambers around a sahn or courtyard within a mosque (5)
12 A long robe worn by Egyptian men (9)
16 Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night (3)
17 The Nine Great Osirian Gods (6)
20 Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
22 The Resurrected Osiris (5)
24 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
Down
1 The usually decorated upper section of a column (7)
2 Paints which are mixed with organic substances such as animal fats or egg as a binder (7)
3 The niche in the qibla wall of a mosque indicating the direction of Mecca (6)
4 Ramesses II's father (4)
5 Ancient Son of Re (5)
8 A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
11 A nationalistic party of Egypt which was led by Saad Zaghlul (4)
13 A hieroglyphic sign for life similar to a cross (4)
14 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
15 Guardian and Gatekeeper of the Underworld (4)
18 An administrative subdivision of ancient Egypt (4)
19 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
21 God of the Spoken Word (2)
22 The Perceptive Mind (3)
23 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)
25 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)


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