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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 04/24/2006


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Across
3 A rectangular block placed on top of a column capital in order to support the architrave (6)
5 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
6 The raised platform within a Coptic church where the Bishops throne is located (7)
10 An archaeological and anthropological term meaning that a set method of making tools and other artifacts has been created and the artifacts are now mass- produced (8)
13 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
14 Name of four 18th dynasty rulers; Hatshepsut's father (9)
16 Goddess of the Firmament (3)
18 Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule (3)
19 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
20 Tutankhamun's wife (12)
21 A Mother of Osiris (3)
23 Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night (3)
24 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
25 (a) An Arabic bench. (b) A rectangular tomb of ancient Egyptian origin (7)
28 A religious leader in a community (4)
30 God of the Spoken Word (2)
31 The Arabic word for row or line (4)
32 Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
Down
1 A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
2 God of air and sunlight (3)
3 An administrative title in the early Islamic period (4)
4 A script originating in Mesopotamia, used in many languages (9)
5 The Bird of Creation (4)
6 A Wife of Horus (8)
7 Grandmother of the Gods (3)
8 5th dynasty founder (7)
9 Mythical beast with the body of a lion and the head of a man (6)
11 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
12 A circular design often found on Coptic textiles and on Mamluk buildings (6)
13 The Perceptive Mind (3)
15 An Islamic title (5)
17 Northern Aqaba beach resort (4)
22 God of the Sea (4)
23 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)
26 God of chaos and confusion (3)
27 Devourer of Millions (5)
29 An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
31 God who symbolized allotted lifespan or destiny (4)
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