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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 05/19/2008


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Across
2The sacred bull of Memphis (4)
3A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
4 Amun animal (3)
6Lake (6)
7Modern capital (5)
926th dynasty capital (4)
11Protector of Childbirth (3)
15The King of the Gods (4)
17The highest official of an Egyptian Nome (7)
19Grandmother of the Gods (3)
20By far the most prominent form of Christian worship in Egypt (5)
23The oval band symbolizing continuity which enclosed a gods or pharaohs name (9)
25An archaeological and anthropological term meaning that a set method of making tools and other artifacts has been created and the artifacts are now mass- produced (8)
26A script originating in Mesopotamia used in many languages (7)
27The Sun God (2)
28God of Wisdom (5)
30An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
31The womens quarters in a house (5)
33God of Magic and Medicine (4)
35A Turkish title of governors, high- ranking army officers or powerful civilians (3)
36A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
Down
1The niche in the qibla wall of a mosque indicating the direction of Mecca (6)
2A large pulpit raised on pillars (5)
3God of chaos and confusion (3)
5The Perceptive Mind (3)
7Conventional translation of a ranking title of the Old and Middle Kingdoms (5)
8A screen or wall with icons which separated the Heikal (sanctuary) from the nave in Coptic churches (11)
10God of air and sunlight (3)
12The Astral God (3)
13An alloy of gold and silver, often used on the tips of obelisks (8)
14Helper of Anubis (8)
15The beam, usually of stone, atop columns which supports a ceiling (10)
16Goddess of the Firmament (3)
18A script originating in Mesopotamia, used in many languages (9)
21the heraldic plant of Lower Egypt (7)
22The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
24The All-Father (4)
29Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
31God of the Spoken Word (2)
32The Sun God (2)
34A Mother of Osiris (3)
35From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
Solution
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