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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 05/22/2006


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Across 1. Kindly God of the Desert
2. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
3. Queen of the Gods
7. A tomb sanctuary
10. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
11. A graphic representation, usually in its simplest form of the object itself, which represents the object in Hieroglyphics
12. Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night
13. A sacred enclosure
14. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
15. The Victorious Herdsman
16. The Bird of Creation
Down 1. The sacred bull of Memphis
2. Sign in the script which implies meaning, not sound
4. The Astral God
5. Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule
6. Scorpion Goddess
8. Greek historian of Egypt
9. Eater of the Dead, the Devourer
12. 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
14. A gate
15. God of the Spoken Word


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