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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 06/18/2007


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Across 1. An aspect of the sun god Ra
2. Goddess of the Power of Kings
4. Ancient religious city in north, counter to Nekhen
5. Associated with the Goddess Hathor, a sacred rattle device used in her rituals
9. The world of afterlife where the ancient Egyptians believed that the dead roamed
11. The part of a cruciform style church which crosses at right angles to the nave
15. A concave bracket around the summits of walls or gates (2wds.)
16. A blue or green substance used to mold small figures or amulets in ancient Egypt
19. A canon of kings
20. An Eye of Re
24. God of Fertility
25. God of Magic and Medicine
26. A market or meeting place
27. 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
28. Kindly God of the Desert
29. device that measures the height of the Nile
32. The wall in a mosque which faces Mecca
35. Protector of Childbirth
36. A massive entrance that consists of two units that are joined by a gate
37. An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion
38. Deity of Infinity and Eternity
39. Along with Peteese, a Brother God
40. The Christian doctrine that the human and divine natures of Christ are absorbed into one nature, the divine
43. Grandmother of the Gods
44. Amun animal
46. The beam, usually of stone, atop columns which supports a ceiling
48. A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker
50. 26th dynasty capital
53. Interlaced wooden screen work
55. Aswan's main island
58. Father of Gods and the God of the Rising Earth
60. A public drinking fountain
63. The Perceptive Mind
64. The Astral God
65. A statue or sculpture which depicts the human form in an asymmetrical pose
66. The Dominant Male Baboon God
68. The Border Patrol God
69. God of chaos and confusion
70. Meroitic God of Procreation
Down 1. Great Greek city
3. Ancient Cow Goddess
4. A non weight bearing side support for an arch or wall
5. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
6. Ramesses II's father
7. Common housing such as an apartment house
8. First ruler of unified Egypt
9. A council Chamber (2 wds.)
10. Warrior Goddess of Canaan
12. The sacred bull of Memphis
13. First Pharaoh of Egypt's Fourth Dynasty
14. In Egypt, usually a roofed porch supported by columns which is approached by steps
15. A caravan resthouse built of storage rooms for trade goods around a courtyard for the animals
17. An administrative subdivision of ancient Egypt
18. The Nine Great Osirian Gods
21. A king who stings
22. Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night
23. Those who believe that only a member of Ali's family could become his successor
30. Cow Goddess of the Sky
31. Last Egyptian queen
33. A type of glass and pottery decoration developed by Islamic craftsmen involving multiple firings
34. The heraldic plant of Lower Egypt
41. Another Moon God
42. The crier who calls the Muslim faithful to prayer
45. Used in Islamic art, an intricate design of flowers, foliage or geometric shapes
47. A Mother of Osiris
49. Name of four 18th dynasty rulers; Hatshepsut's father
51. The Sun Disk and later God
52. Canal
54. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
56. The Child God
57. A rectangular block placed on top of a column capital in order to support the architrave
59. place of worship
61. God of Wisdom
62. A gate
63. Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule
67. Tutankhamun's successor


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