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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 03/13/2006


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Across
2 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
3 Grandmother of the Gods (3)
5 Supreme Council of Antiquities chairman (6)
8 Eater of the Dead; the Devourer (5)
9 Goddess of the Firmament (3)
11 A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church (4)
14 The God who Joined the Ka to the Body (8)
16 Centipede God (4)
17 The inner or secret shrine of ancient places of worship (6)
19 The Child God (9)
21 A symbol of kingship in Egypt represented by a cobra in an upright position worn as a head ornament or crown (6)
23 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
24 5th dynasty founder (7)
25 Cat goddess (4)
28 Another Moon God (3)
29 The raised platform within a Coptic church where the Bishops throne is located (7)
32 A predynastic archeology site in upper Egypt, which also lends its name to that culture (6)
Down
1 Guardian of the Borders (5)
4 Amun animal (3)
5 Famous female pharaoh; daughter of Thutmose I and Ahmose Nefertari (10)
6 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
7 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
10 An Arabic word for diggers of sabbakh from ancient sites and was used as fertilizer (9)
12 God who symbolized allotted lifespan or destiny (4)
13 Along with Pihor, a Brother God (7)
14 The main area of a church, usually flanked by aisles (4)
15 From ancient Egyptian myth, the hill which was the first land to rise from the waters (6)
16 God of air and sunlight (3)
18 One God of Chaos and Water (3)
20 An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
22 The Sun God (2)
23 A king of Persia (4)
26 God of chaos and confusion (3)
27 A massive entrance that consists of two units that are joined by a gate (5)
30 The Sun God (2)
31 Ancient religious city in north, counter to Nekhen (4)
33 Partisans who believe that Ali should have succeeded to the caliphate and some of his descendants should have inherited that right (4)
34 Tutankhamun's successor (2)



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