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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 06/19/2006


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Across 1. Lioness-goddess 'she who is powerful'
3. God of air and sunlight
6. A circular design often found on Coptic textiles and on Mamluk buildings
8. Lady of the Mansion
10. Tutankhamun's successor
11. 5th dynasty founder
13. Amun animal
14. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
15. 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
17. A popular board game of ancient Egypt, which we know of because of its inclusion in tombs, including Tutankhamuns tomb
18. Ramesses II's father
Down 1. Gods of the viscera and the canopic jars
2. God of the Spoken Word
3. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
4. Similar to a mongoose, a small rodent which attacks snakes and eats crocodile egg
5. Head of the local priesthood and usually extended by the name of a god
7. Goddess of the Firmament
9. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
12. Deity of darkness, obscurity and night
14. Ancient cow goddess
16. Kindly god of the desert


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