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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 07/18/2005


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Across 1. A tower, usually within a fortified structure
3. Tutankhamun's wife
7. A gate
10. The God who Joined the Ka to the Body
14. Lady of Truth and Order
16. Mohammed's flight, or more properly his 'withdrawal of affection' from Mecca in 622 AD. The Muslim calendar starts from this date.
19. Mythical beast with the body of a lion and the head of a man
20. The world of afterlife where the ancient Egyptians believed that the dead roamed
22. She who is Above the Spirits
23. Kindly God of the Desert
25. Ancient new kingdom capital
27. An ornamental recess in a ceiling, vault or dome
28. Devourer of Millions
31. A sign of fertility usually displayed as the phallus of a god (sometimes Osiris) or pharaoh (usually Min)
34. Warrior Goddess of Canaan
35. A band of inscriptions usually on textiles or around walls
38. 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
39. Aswan's main island
42. Sign in the script that is placed after the phonograms and indicates the class or area of meaning to which it belongs
43. The Astral Goddess
46. (a) An Arabic bench. (b) A rectangular tomb of ancient Egyptian origin
47. God of Fertility
48. Protector of Childbirth
49. Small devices, often arches placed in the corners of a square building to support a dome
51. God of chaos and confusion
52. Last Egyptian queen
55. An room prior to the naos, or sanctuary
59. A reference to the suns disc which was considered the life force and is closely related to the religious upheaval of Akhenaten
60. The Christian doctrine that the human and divine natures of Christ are absorbed into one nature, the divine
63. greek historian of egypt
64. Potsherds with inscriptions
66. The Perceptive Mind
67. A tomb sanctuary
68. The Bird of Creation
Down 1. The Great Scarab
2. The tower from which the muezzin cries the call to prayer
4. Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night
5. Tutankhamun's successor
6. An administrative subdivision of ancient Egypt
7. Ancient Cow Goddess
8. A Turkish title of governors, high- ranking army officers or powerful civilians
9. Stylized plants usually found at the top of ancient Egyptian walls (2 wds.)
11. A collection of spells originally written on papyrus and buried with a mummy (4 wds.)
12. The book of "What is in the Netherworld".
13. The Astral God
15. An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion
17. The plateau
18. Goddess of War
19. A version of the Bible that is translated into Greek in Alexandria by 70 authors
20. A tomb
21. An aspect of the sun god Ra
24. Plural for an Egyptian peasant
26. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
27. Hathor animal
29. Grandmother of the Gods
30. Goddess of Music and Dance
32. The Strength of Woman
33. A concave bracket around the summits of walls or gates (2wds.)
36. Common housing such as an apartment house
37. A sacred enclosure
38. Hot winds that blow in from the southwest in Egypt during the spring and last for about fifty days
40. A statue of immense size, usually of a god or king
41. A sign in the script which is to indicate a dual or plural form
43. A public drinking fountain
44. A sacrament and the central act of worship in many Christian churches
45. God of air and sunlight
50. A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof
52. A horizontal supporting projection that crowns the walls of a building
53. The Sun God
54. Guardian of the Borders
56. Amun animal
57. The Primordial Creation Gods
58. A round pole-like support, often of stone
61. God of the Spoken Word
62. A religious leader in a community
63. Deity of Infinity and Eternity
65. The Sun God


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