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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 05/28/2007


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Across 1. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
2. A judge in Islamic law
4. Modern capital
5. Protector of Childbirth
7. The Sun God
8. Ancient religious city in north, counter to Nekhen
9. The Astral God
11. God of the Spoken Word
12. Modern name of heretic capital
14. A nationalistic party of Egypt which was led by Saad Zaghlul
16. Tutankhamun's successor
17. Paints which are mixed with organic substances such as animal fats or egg as a binder
19. God of the Earth
20. The Great Potter
Down 1. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
2. A row of columns set at regular intervals and often supporting a roof
3. A tomb
5. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
6. The Perceptive Mind
10. The sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (The Traditions) which were codified in the Middle Ages to support and expand Islamic law
13. The All-Father
14. Ancient Son of Re
15. A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof
18. Amun animal


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