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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 03/03/2008


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Across 2. A cursive form of Arabic writing which forms the bases of modern Arabic printing
5. Stars or constellations that rose once every ten days and by which the ancient Egyptians used to tell time
8. Amun animal
9. Carter's pharoah
13. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
15. A tower, usually within a fortified structure
16. The Sun God
17. device that measures the height of the Nile
19. The Sun Disk and later God
20. A gate
22. Plural for an Egyptian peasant
23. A guard of a temple or of a tomb
26. A sacrament and the central act of worship in many Christian churches
29. An aspect of the sun god Ra
31. A nationalistic party of Egypt which was led by Saad Zaghlul
33. The King of the Gods
34. Goddess of the Firmament
35. God of Fertility
37. Associated with the Goddess Hathor, a sacred rattle device used in her rituals
40. god who symbolized allotted lifespan or destiny
Down 1. The raised platform within a Coptic church where the Bishops throne is located
3. The Perceptive Mind
4. Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night
6. Containers found in ancient tombs which stored organs and viscera (2 wds.)
7. heretic king's wife
10. Goddess of Weaving
11. An administrative subdivision of ancient Egypt
12. Tutankhamun's wife
14. Last Egyptian queen
18. Common housing such as an apartment house
21. Tutankhamun's successor
23. God of the Earth
24. 1.038 acres
25. A relief created by hammering the reverse side of a thin metal plate
27. Hathor animal
28. Goddess Demoness of Birth
30. The Sun God's Butler
32. Markets that are set up in the open air, or small shops or vendors that are along a specific street
36. The Child God
38. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
39. The Sun God


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