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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 05/08/2006


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Across
2 Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
4 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
6 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
7 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
9 By far the most prominent form of Christian worship in Egypt (5)
11 The Great Destroyer (4)
12 A framework of rigid design used as a means of supporting usually either a roof or a bridge (5)
15 A non weight bearing side support for an arch or wall (8)
19 The interior courtyard of a Mosque (4)
21 Modern popular red sea coast beach town (8)
22 Goddess of the Firmament (3)
23 A gate (3)
24 The raised platform within a Coptic church where the Bishops throne is located (7)
26 God of chaos and confusion (3)
Down
1 A hidden chamber in a tomb from which the deceased could view the rituals of his cult (6)
3 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
5 Another Moon God (3)
7 The beam, usually of stone, atop columns which supports a ceiling (10)
8 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
10 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
13 The Sun God (2)
14 The Astral God (3)
16 A symbol of kingship in Egypt represented by a cobra in an upright position worn as a head ornament or crown (6)
17 The Nine Great Osirian Gods (6)
18 Guardian of the Borders (5)
19 The Perceptive Mind (3)
20 God of the Spoken Word (2)
23 Ancient Cow Goddess (3)
25 The Sun God (2)


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