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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 03/20/2006


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Across 1. The raised platform within a Coptic church where the Bishops throne is located
5. Tutankhamun's successor
6. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
7. A wife of Horus
9. God of the Spoken Word
11. Stones used to build arches which were shaped in a wedge
15. Kindly God of the Desert
16. A necklace that has several rows of beads that gather into a counterweight at the back of the neck
17. The interior courtyard of a Mosque
18. A spirit that inhabits the body during life and may leave it in death, but requires the continued existence of the body for its survival
Down 1. A framework of rigid design used as a means of supporting usually either a roof or a bridge
2. A non weight bearing side support for an arch or wall
3. Great battle of great Egyptian king
4. Goddess of Music and Dance
8. Ancient religious city in north, counter to Nekhen
10. A symbol of kingship in Egypt represented by a cobra in an upright position worn as a head ornament or crown
12. From Coptic art, the position of a figure with hands raised in adoration
13. An Islamic title
14. God of chaos and confusion
16. God of fertility


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