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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 02/11/2008


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Across
3Kindly God of the Desert (2)
4A Mother of Osiris (3)
5An Islamic house or mansion (3)
6Hathor animal (3)
7The Embracer, Goddess of Fertility and the Nile at Aswan (5)
9A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker (5)
10A rectangular block placed on top of a column capital in order to support the architrave (6)
14The Composite God (7)
15The title of an individual who would report to the king and thus spread his commands, such as in a battle (6)
16The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
17Partisans who believe that Ali should have succeeded to the caliphate and some of his descendants should have inherited that right (4)
19From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
20In Egypt specifically the word is used to refer to an ancient tempera painting (6)
22Ancient Cow Goddess (3)
Down
1A hospital, usually attached to a mosque (8)
2 City of Alexander's orical (4)
5first pyramid builder (6)
6A horse drawn carriage (7)
8A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
11God of Thunder (4)
12A judge in Islamic law (4)
13A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
16the Arabic word for row or line (4)
18God of the Spoken Word (2)
19Protector of Childbirth (3)
21Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
23Tutankhamun's successor (2)


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