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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 03/27/2007


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Across
1 Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
4 Greeter of the Dead (5)
6 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
8 A hieroglyphic sign for life similar to a cross (4)
9 Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
12 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
13 The All-Father (4)
16 The superstition that the envious glance of any passer-by, attracted by an immodest show of wealth, achievement or beauty, can harm or bewitch (2 wds. (7)
18 The picture alphabet used for writing Egyptian (11)
19 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
20 The Great Potter (6)
22 God of air and sunlight (3)
23 The tower from which the muezzin cries the call to prayer (7)
26 Goddess of War and Funerals (5)
28 A Turkish title of governors, high- ranking army officers or powerful civilians (3)
29 Those who believe that only a member of Ali's family could become his successor (7)
32 Another Moon God (3)
Down
1 She who is Above the Spirits (8)
2 God of the Spoken Word (2)
3 A long robe worn by Egyptian men (9)
5 A temple of the Greco-Roman period god Serapis (8)
6 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
7 A graphic representation, usually in its simplest form of the object itself, which represents the object in Hieroglyphics (8)
10 The Soul (5)
11 A market or meeting place (5)
14 Goddess of Childbirth (9)
15 God of Magic and Medicine (4)
17 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
21 One God of Chaos and Water (3)
22 The Astral God (3)
24 Queen of the Gods (4)
25 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
27 The Child God (3)
30 A Mother of Osiris (3)
31 The Perceptive Mind (3)


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