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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 06/06/2005


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Across 1. Tutankhamun's successor
2. Goddess of scorpions
5. Carter's pharoah
8. A monolithic tapered shaft that symbolizes the primordial mound upon the rays of the sun shone first
10. The Soul
11. Guardian and gatekeeper of the underworld
13. Kindly god of the desert
15. The perceptive mind
16. A mother of Osiris
18. An aspect of the sun god Ra
19. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
Down 1. An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion
2. Gods of the viscera and the canopic jars
3. A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof
4. A framework of rigid design used as a means of supporting usually either a roof or a bridge
5. Also called a fez, this brimless felt cap with a dark, silk tassel and usually colored red, is of Turkish origin
6. Paints which are mixed with organic substances such as animal fats or egg as a binder
7. A form of hieroglyphs in script
9. 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
12. The sun god
14. The Arabic word for row or line
17. Another moon god


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