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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 05/02/2005


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Across
1 God of chaos and confusion (3)
2 A tower, usually within a fortified structure (4)
4 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)
5 A hieroglyphic sign for life similar to a cross (4)
7 The superstition that the envious glance of any passer-by, attracted by an immodest show of wealth, achievement or beauty, can harm or bewitch (2 wds.) (7)
8 The All-Father (4)
9 Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
10 Greeter of the Dead (5)
11 God of the Sea (4)
13 The sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (The Traditions) which were codified in the Middle Ages to support and expand Islamic law (6)
17 God of the Spoken Word (2)
18 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
Down
1 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
2 Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night (3)
3 A triangular unit used as decoration over a doorway or window (8)
4 Ram-headed God (6)
5 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
6 The title of an individual who would report to the king and thus spread his commands, such as in a battle (6)


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