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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 04/02/2007


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Across
3 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
4 A horizontal supporting projection that crowns the walls of a building (7)
7 A demon with the head of a crocodile, the torso of a leopard and the hindquarters of a hippopotamus. (5)
8 A row of small blocks which often decorated a cornice (6)
11 A conventional and generic manner of describing the head of a local priesthood (2 wds.) (10)
14 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
16 Grandmother of the Gods (3)
17 A symbolic tomb, honoring the dead but not containing the body (8)
20 Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
21 The Muslim call to prayer (4)
23 The cat goddess. (4)
25 An Islamic house or mansion (3)
26 God of Fertility (3)
28 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 (2)
29 A band of inscriptions usually on textiles or around walls (5)
31 Protector of Childbirth (3)
32 An administrative subdivision of ancient Egypt (4)
33 The Sun God (2)
34 God of the Sea (4)
Down
1 God of Lower Egypt (11)
2 A sacrament and the central act of worship in many Christian churches (9)
5 Amun animal (3)
6 A necklace that has several rows of beads that gather into a counterweight at the back of the neck (5)
9 A Mother of Osiris (3)
10 A tomb sanctuary (7)
12 The pilgrimage to Mecca by a Muslim (4)
13 The Sun God (2)
15 The Astral God (3)
16 Lady of Truth and Order (4)
18 Goddess of the Nile (6)
19 A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
22 18th dynasty founder (6)
24 The Resurrected Osiris (5)
27 One God of Chaos and Water (3)
30 The Child God (3)
31 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
Solution


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