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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 05/12/2008


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Across
2 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
3 Eater of the Dead (5)
6 The Arabic word for row or line (4)
7 A royal boat used by ancient Egyptians to transport statues of gods or mummies (6)
8 A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
9 Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
10 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)
11 An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
12 Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
14 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
16 A version of the Bible that is translated into Greek in Alexandria by 70 authors (10)
19 A Mother of Osiris (3)
22 A band of inscriptions usually on textiles or around walls (5)
23 God of Fertility (3)
25 A hieroglyphic sign for life similar to a cross (4)
27 Amun animal (3)
28 The interior courtyard of a Mosque (4)
29 A walled monastery (4)
30 One God of Chaos and Water (3)
Down
1 The Dominant Male Baboon God (4)
4 Interlaced wooden screen work (11)
5 Goddess of Moisture (6)
7 The Soul (5)
9 A form of hieroglyphs in script (8)
11 The Sun Disk and later God (4)
13 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
15 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
17 God of Wisdom (5)
18 A section set aside for women, usually in a religious structure (9)
20 God of the Sea (4)
21 The Muslim call to prayer (4)
24 Goddess of the Firmament (3)
26 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)
27 The Sun God (2)
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