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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 04/04/2005


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Across


2 First Nubian to conquer Egypt (3)
4 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
5 Grandmother of the Gods (3)
7 Goddess Demoness of Birth (7)
8 A small chapel that is near a Ptolemaic temple for the birthplace of the god, and by extension, the king (7)
9 People inhabiting the north- eastern area of Mesopotamia (9)
12 The Sun God (2)
13 The Soul (5)
15 A precursor of Osiris (7)
17 Protector of Childbirth (3)
18 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
19 God of the Spoken Word (2)
20 Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
21 Hieroglyphic sign meaning beautiful and good (5)
23 Snake-god of the underworld symbolizing chaos and evil (7)

Down


1 Riverine mammal (12)
3 God of the Sea (4)
6 A convex molding (5)
9 1st Dynasty ruler whose name means 'the fighter' (3)
10 Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule (3)
11 name taken by three rulers of the Theban 11th dynasty (5)
12 The Syrian War God (6)
13 Sacred bull of Montu at Hermothis, south of Luxor (6)
14 The Creator (4)
16 According to religious legend (not ancient Egyptian) these are spirits created 2,000 years before Adam that can be either good or evil and can assume the form of animals, insects or humans (4)
17 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
22 The Sun God (2)

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