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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 02/21/2005


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Across 1. A convex molding
5. God of the Spoken Word
7. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
8. The Sun God
10. Ramesses II's father
11. 'Prince of the city'; 'fourth prophet of Amun'
13. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
15. A low wall, usually around a roof or terrace
18. A caravan resthouse built of storage rooms for trade goods around a courtyard for the animals
Down 1. Northern Aqaba beach resort
2. The Sun God
3. Demon God of the Wine Press
4. An open court with arcades around the inner walls
6. Goddess of War and Funerals
9. According to religious legend (not ancient Egyptian) these are spirits created 2,000 years before Adam that can be either good or evil and can assume the form of animals, insects or humans
11. Designs that are created by inlaying small, colored pieces of glass, stone, tiles, etc., and often decorate walls or floors
12. group of decorated rock-cut tombs in Middle Egypt
14. An Islamic house or mansion
16. 1st Dynasty ruler whose name means 'the fighter'
17. Principal wife of Amenhotep III; sister of Anen
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