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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 04/09/2007


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Across 1. Protector of Childbirth
3. An enigmatic hieroglyph and amulet linked to Osiris' backbone and resurrection (2 wds.)
6. Literally, a city of the dead
9. God of air and sunlight
10. God of fertility
11. From Coptic art, the position of a figure with hands raised in adoration
13. A market or meeting place
14. Common housing such as an apartment house
15. Demon God of the Wine Press
17. A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof
18. First pyramid site
21. A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church
23. Amun animal
24. A Mother of Osiris
26. Southern land
28. Tutankhamun's successor
29. Goddess of Moisture
Down 2. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
3. An Islamic house or mansion
4. A massive entrance that consists of two units that are joined by a gate
5. Great Greek city
6. An elegant Arabic cursive script which is the cumulation of Islamic calligraphy
7. A cross derived from the ankh and adopted as a symbol by the early Coptic Christians (2 wds.)
8. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
10. Protector and guardian of the Valley of the Kings
12. The arched chambers around a sahn or courtyard within a mosque
16. 5th Dynasty founder
19. The inner or secret shrine of ancient places of worship
20. The King of the Gods
22. The Creator
25. Ancient cow goddess
27. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
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