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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 05/16/2005


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Across 1. A public or private bath
6. The beam, usually of stone, atop columns which supports a ceiling
8. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
9. Along with Peteese, a Brother God
11. One type of hostel for merchants
14. Meroitic God of Procreation
17. Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night
18. A gate preceding a pylon
19. A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church
21. Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule
22. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
24. Niche in the temple containing the god's barque (2 wds)
26. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
27. Goddess of the Firmament
28. An Islamic title
29. Canal
30. Protector of Childbirth
31. God of the Spoken Word
32. God of Fertility
34. One God of Chaos and Water
35. Potsherds with inscriptions
37. Ramesses II's father
Down 1. The picture alphabet used for writing Egyptian
2. First capital of Egypt
3. Interlaced wooden screen work
4. The Pregnant God
5. A public drinking fountain
7. A religious leader in a community
10. The Sun God
12. Tutankhamun's wife
13. A hieroglyphic sign for life similar to a cross
15. The Lower Nubian Sun God
16. Hot winds that blow in from the southwest in Egypt during the spring and last for about fifty days
20. A very early symbol of Egyptian kingship in the shape of a palace
23. Kindly God of the Desert
24. Strong man of Egyptology
25. The Sun God
29. Markets that are set up in the open air, or small shops or vendors that are along a specific street
30. The Bird of Creation
33. An administrative subdivision of ancient Egypt
36. Tutankhamun's successor


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