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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 05/14/2007


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Across
2 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
3 Hathor animal (3)
5 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
7 A judge in Islamic law (4)
8 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
9 An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
10 An early form of Arabic calligraphy in a square form usually used for decoration of monuments (5)
12 The Great Destroyer (4)
13 Goddess Demoness of Birth (7)
15 A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church (4)
16 A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
18 By far the most prominent form of Christian worship in Egypt (5)
20 Guardian of the Borders (5)
21 The Sun God (2)
23 Protector of Childbirth (3)
25 The picture alphabet used for writing Egyptian (11)
27 A reference to the suns disc which was considered the life force and is closely related to the religious upheaval of Akhenaten (4)
Down
1 Modern capital (5)
3 The shape of a cross (9)
4 A nationalistic party of Egypt which was led by Saad Zaghlul (4)
6 Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night (3)
9 Meroitic god, usually represented as a human figure wearing a feathered crown (11)
11 Rapids along a river, specifically the Nile (8)
13 ancient new kingdom capital (6)
14 Cobra goddess of lower Egypt (6)
16 A palace, fortress or mansion (4)
17 A building in the form of a long colonnaded hall (8)
19 Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
22 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
24 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
26 A massive entrance that consists of two units that are joined by a gate (5)


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