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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 04/16/2007


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Across
1A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
2The Great Destroyer (4)
5Another Moon God (3)
7An ancient symbol of two circles coming together, overlapping one another to form an almond shape in the middle (8)
10Lady of Truth and Order (4)
12 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
15A collection of spells originally written on papyrus and buried with a mummy (4 wds.) (13)
18An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
19 Amun animal (3)
21The Sun God (2)
22southern land (5)
23A flail or rattle to drive away evil spirits (9)
25Ancient Cow Goddess (3)
27Kindly God of the Desert (2)
28In Egypt specifically the word is used to refer to an ancient tempera painting (6)
31The Embracer, Goddess of Fertility and the Nile at Aswan (5)
33The Border Patrol God (6)
35An Islamic title (5)
36Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
Down
1 Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule (3)
3 Huge ancient tombs (7)
4The shape of a cross (9)
6God of the Spoken Word (2)
7God of Fertility (3)
8Literally, a city of the dead (10)
9Devourer of Millions (5)
11A nationalistic party of Egypt which was led by Saad Zaghlul (4)
13A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
14God of Thunder (4)
15Tower (4)
16The Nine Great Osirian Gods (6)
17An administrative title in the early Islamic period (4)
20Grandmother of the Gods (3)
24An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
25A house, or the self contained apartments into which Ummayed mansions and Abbasid palaces were divided (4)
26The Bird of Creation (4)
29The Sun God (2)
30The latest form of the Egyptian language but written with mostly Greek letters (6)
31Goddess of War (5)
32A palace, fortress or mansion (4)
33God of air and sunlight (3)
34Sufi litany or prayer service (5)
Solution


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