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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 07/03/2006


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Across 1. The All-Father
4. An administrative title in the early Islamic period
5. Greeter of the dead
6. The astral god
7. Modern name of heretic capital
9. Centipede God
11. An ancient symbol of two circles coming together, overlapping one another to form an almond shape in the middle
12. 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
14. A sculptural relief that projects slightly from the background (2 wds.)
16. The Perceptive Mind
Down 1. Great Greek city
2. The plateau
3. Arabic word for three describing the length of the typical small stone building blocks of temples
4. Kindly God of the Desert
6. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
8. The catfish king
9. A public drinking fountain
10. The Strength of Woman
13. Protector of Childbirth
14. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
15. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter


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