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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 06/25/2007


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Across
2A room prior to the naos, or sanctuary (7)
4A screen or wall with icons which separated the Heikal (sanctuary) from the nave in Coptic churches (11)
7Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
9Also called a fez, this brimless felt cap with a dark, silk tassel and usually colored red, is of Turkish origin (9)
11Demon God of the Win Press (6)
13The Astral God (3)
14The world of afterlife where the ancient Egyptians believed that the dead roamed (4)
15A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
17The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
18A reference to the suns disc which was considered the life force and is closely related to the religious upheaval of Akhenaten (4)
19A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker (5)
20An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
21Lioness-goddess 'she who is powerful' (7)
22God of chaos and confusion (3)
24A guard of a temple or of a tomb (7)
26Eater of the Dead; the Devourer (5)
29Kindly God of the Desert (2)
30Warrior Goddess of Canaan (7)
31Amun animal (3)
32The Perceptive Mind (3)
Down
1A statue of immense size, usually of a god or king (8)
2A symbol in the ancient writing of Egypt which borrows the sound of another word (9)
3Associated with the Goddess Hathor, a sacred rattle device used in her rituals (7)
5Ancient new kingdom capital (6)
6God of air and sunlight (3)
8The pilgrimage to Mecca by a Muslim (4)
9Name of four 18th dynasty rulers; hatshepsut's father (9)
10A circular design often found on Coptic textiles and on Mamluk buildings (6)
125th dynasty founder (7)
13Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule (3)
16Warrior and solar god (5)
17Goddess of writing and measurements (6)
19The Orthodox body of the Islamic faith (5)
20Tutankhamun's successor (2)
23Northern Aqaba beach resort (4)
25A religious leader in a community (4)
27Grandmother of the gods (3)
28A convex molding (5)
31The sun god (2)


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