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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 06/26/2006


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Across
3 A tomb (5)
5 The catfish king (6)
7 Protector of Childbirth (3)
9 Nubian God of Resources (6)
11 Strong man of Egyptology (7)
12 Potsherds with inscriptions (8)
14 An administrative subdivision of ancient Egypt (4)
15 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
16 The Child God (3)
18 The Creator (4)
20 An Islamic title (5)
21 An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
22 A convex molding (5)
25 God of Fertility (3)
27 Queen of the Gods (4)
28 Southern land (5)
29 God of chaos and confusion (3)
Down
1 The top, or capstone of a pyramid (10)
2 A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker (5)
3 The world of afterlife where the ancient Egyptians believed that the dead roamed (4)
4 Greek historian of Egypt (9)
6 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
8 The greeting area of the public or men's apartments (8)
10 Literally, a city of the dead (10)
11 From ancient Egyptian myth, the hill which was the first land to rise from the waters (6)
13 A hospital, usually attached to a mosque (8)
17 God of the Sea (4)
19 The festival of the thirtieth year of a pharaohs rule (6)
23 Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
24 The Perceptive Mind (3)
26 Goddess of the Firmament (3)


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