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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 04/10/2006


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Across
2A tower, usually within a fortified structure (4)
5An Islamic house or mansion (3)
6A Mother of Osiris (3)
8Kindly God of the Desert (2)
9modern capital (5)
12The Syrian War God (6)
16The Sun God (2)
17A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church (4)
18An open, central space or square (5)
19Grandmother of the Gods (3)
20A small chapel that is near a Ptolemaic temple for the birthplace of the god, and by extension, the king (7)
21The world of afterlife where the ancient Egyptians believed that the dead roamed (4)
23A version of the Bible that is translated into Greek in Alexandria by 70 authors (10)
25A guard of a temple or of a tomb (7)
26Ferryman of the Underworld (4)
Down
1The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
2A 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)
3In Egypt, usually a roofed porch supported by columns which is approached by steps (7)
4A main street that parallels the Nile or other water fronts (8)
5Stars or constellations that rose once every ten days and by which the ancient Egyptians used to tell time (6)
7Another Moon God (3)
10A sacred enclosure (7)
11huge ancient tombs (7)
13An alloy of gold and silver, often used on the tips of obelisks (8)
14A public or private bath (5)
15A triangular unit used as decoration over a doorway or window (8)
22An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
23A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
24 The plateau (4)
27Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night (3)
28Goddess of the Firmament (3)


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