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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 07/02/2007


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Across
2 Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule (3)
3 A Mother of Osiris (3)
4 Greeter of the Dead (5)
6 A funerary figurine which served as a dead mans deputy in order to do labor for him in the afterlife (6)
8 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
9 A cursive form of Arabic writing which forms the bases of modern Arabic printing (6)
10 A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
11 Grandmother of the Gods (3)
12 God of the Spoken Word (2)
13 Protector of Childbirth (3)
14 The Sun God (2)
15 Lady of the Mansion (8)
16 The Child God (3)
Down
1 A triangular unit used as decoration over a doorway or window (8)
2 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
4 Modern name of heretic capital (6)
5 Guardian of the Borders (5)
7 Pyramid architect (7)
10 A palace, fortress or mansion (4)
11 Lion-headed War Goddess (6)
12 Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
13 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)


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