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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 05/30/2005


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Across 1. Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule
2. Common housing such as an apartment house
4. Lady of the Mansion
8. An ornamental recess in a ceiling, vault or dome
10. The Christian doctrine that the human and divine natures of Christ are absorbed into one nature, the divine
12. A palace, fortress or mansion
13. Place of worship
15. God of chaos and confusion
17. Pyramid architect
18. The Sun God
20. Literally, a city of the dead
22. Queen of the Gods
23. Grandmother of the Gods
25. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
27. A leader of Islam, the title literally means the successor to Mohammed
28. The part of a cruciform style church which crosses at right angles to the nave
29. Scorpion Goddess
30. Devourer of Millions
32. Arabic word for three describing the length of the typical small stone building blocks of temples
36. Demon God of the Win Press
37. God of air and sunlight
38. The Resurrected Osiris
39. City of Alexander's Orical
41. A collection of spells originally written on papyrus and buried with a mummy (4 wds.)
44. The Perceptive Mind
45. One of the four Sunni schools of law founded by Malik Ibn Anas
46. The Pregnant God
48. The Astral God
50. Last Egyptian queen
52. Modern Capital
54. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
55. 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
56. Interlaced wooden screen work
62. A cross derived from the ankh and adopted as a symbol by the early Coptic Christians (2 wds.)
64. A flail or rattle to drive away evil spirits
66. Goddess of the Firmament
67. God of Fertility
68. Guardian of the Borders
69. Great king's wife
72. Niche in the temple containing the god's barque (2 wds)
73. Another Moon God
Down 1. First pyramid site
2. Amun animal
3. The Bird of Creation
5. Goddess of Plenty
6. An Eye of Re
7. Associated with the Goddess Hathor, a sacred rattle device used in her rituals
8. Linen or papyrus held together by glue and molded into coffins and funeral masks
9. The Sun God
11. Deity of Infinity and Eternity
14. A low wall, usually around a roof or terrace
16. The Good Sister
19. A statue or sculpture which depicts the human form in an asymmetrical pose
21. A relief created by hammering the reverse side of a thin metal plate
24. Northern Aqaba beach resort
26. A symbol of kingship in Egypt represented by a cobra in an upright position worn as a head ornament or crown
29. A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker
31. God of the Spoken Word
33. Kindly God of the Desert
34. A tower, usually within a fortified structure
35. A raised platform which the Koran rests upon
37. An irrigation device that was introduced during the Ptolemaic period
40. A religious leader in a community
41. God of Thunder
42. Supreme Council of Antiquities chairman
43. An enigmatic hieroglyph and amulet linked to Osiris' backbone and resurrection (2 wds.)
47. A walled monastery
48. Centipede God
49. Second intermediate period enemy
50. By far the most prominent form of Christian worship in Egypt
51. A rectangular block placed on top of a column capital in order to support the architrave
53. Creator Goddess
55. A religious hostel for Sufi, where the shaykh may reside and instruct his disciples
57. An aspect of the sun god Ra
58. Greeter of the Dead
59. God of the Sea
60. An Islamic elementary school frequently attached to a mosque or situated above a fountain where boys are instructed on the Koran
61. Ancient Cow Goddess
63. Goddess of War
65. Ferryman of the Underworld
69. One God of Chaos and Water
70. Tutankhamun's successor
71. The Child God


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