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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 02/13/2006


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Across
3Grandmother of the Gods (3)
5Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
7The Astral God (3)
8A tower, usually within a fortified structure (4)
9The protector and guardian of the Valley of the Kings, where she lived on a nearby mountain. Her wrath would descend on anyone who disturbed the tombs there, usually by sending poisonous animals against the transgressor. (9)
10The sacred bull of Memphis (4)
12 A king who stings (8)
15Goddess of the Firmament (3)
16The Child God (3)
17An early form of Arabic calligraphy in a square form usually used for decoration of monuments (5)
19The Bird of Creation (4)
20The Dominant Male Baboon God (4)
21From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
23Partisans who believe that Ali should have succeeded to the caliphate and some of his descendants should have inherited that right (4)
Down
1 Pyramid architect (7)
2Sufi litany or prayer service (5)
4A sacred enclosure (7)
6A form of hieroglyphs in script (8)
7The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
11A mother of Osiris (3)
13 Hathor animal (3)
14The Sun God (2)
17A bridge (5)
18Queen of the Gods (4)
19A gate (3)
22Kindly God of the Desert (2)
24God of the Spoken Word (2)
25 Tutankhamun's successor (2)


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