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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 07/25/2005


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Across
1 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
3 The Sun God (2)
4 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
6 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
7 A main street that parallels the Nile or other water fronts (8)
8 A vaulted hall, usually associated with a mosque (5)
11 Son of Bastet (5)
12 Amun animal (3)
13 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
14 A council Chamber (2 wds.) (9)
17 Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
19 A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
20 Tower (4)
22 Potsherds with inscriptions (8)
23 A gate (3)
25 Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule (3)
26 The Soul (5)
27 The Perceptive Mind (3)
28 The Astral God (3)
29 Ancient Cow Goddess (3)
30 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
Down
1 Great Greek city (10)
2 A symbol of kingship in Egypt represented by a cobra in an upright position worn as a head ornament or crown (6)
5 A large piece of jewelry worn on the chest (8)
6 A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker (5)
9 Ancient Son of Re (5)
10 A cursive form of Arabic writing which forms the bases of modern Arabic printing (6)
11 An open, central space or square (5)
15 The title of an individual who would report to the king and thus spread his commands, such as in a battle (6)
16 modern name of ancient new kingdom capital (5)
18 God of the Spoken Word (2)
20 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
21 Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
24 An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
26 The Dominant Male Baboon God (4)
27 Partisans who believe that Ali should have succeeded to the caliphate and some of his descendants should have inherited that right (4)


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