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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 07/04/2005


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Across
1 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
2 A judge in Islamic law (4)
5 God of air and sunlight (3)
6 The arched chambers around a sahn or courtyard within a mosque (5)
7 Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
9 Ramesses II's father (4)
10 The Fish Goddess (8)
12 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
13 A roofed, open arcade along the side or front of a structure, often seen on the north side of ancient Egyptian houses (6)
15 (a) A vestibule at the west end of a church. (b) The entrance of ancient temples (7)
16 An administrative title in the early Islamic period (4)
17 A large pulpit raised on pillars (5)
18 A palace, fortress or mansion (4)
Down
1 Niche in the temple containing the god's barque (2 wds) (12)
2 The shape of a cross (9)
3 An Islamic house or mansion (3)
4 God who symbolized allotted lifespan or destiny (4)
5 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
8 God of the Spoken Word (2)
9 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
10 Mohammed's flight, or more properly his 'withdrawal of affection' from Mecca in 622 AD. The Muslim calendar starts from this date. (6)
11 Goddess of Weaving (5)
14 Canine god of the dead, closely associated with embalming and mummification (6)
19 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
20 The Sun God (2)
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