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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 08/06/2007


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Across
1From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
2A symbol in the ancient writing of Egypt which borrows the sound of another word (9)
4A framework of rigid design used as a means of supporting usually either a roof or a bridge (5)
6A sign in the script which is to indicate a dual or plural form (9)
10Head of the local priesthood and usually extended by the name of a god (7)
12Ancient religious city in north, counter to Nekhen (4)
13The pilgrimage to Mecca by a Muslim (4)
14Also called a fez, this brimless felt cap with a dark, silk tassel and usually colored red, is of Turkish origin (9)
16A Mother of Osiris (3)
17 Amun animal (3)
19Meroitic God of Procreation (10)
23Kindly God of the Desert (2)
25God of Lower Egypt (11)
27The Astral God (3)
29Niche in the temple containing the god's barque (2 wds) (12)
33The book of "What is in the Netherworld". (6)
Down
1A collection of spells originally written on papyrus and buried with a mummy (4 wds.) (13)
3An Islamic house or mansion (3)
5A version of the Bible that is translated into Greek in Alexandria by 70 authors (10)
7Title earned by a Muslim who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca (5)
8God of the Earth (3)
9Warrior Goddess of Canaan (7)
11Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
15A reference to the suns disc which was considered the life force and is closely related to the religious upheaval of Akhenaten (4)
18The Dominant Male Baboon God (4)
20The crier who calls the Muslim faithful to prayer (7)
21A spirit that inhabits the body during life and may leave it in death, but requires the continued existence of the body for its survival (2)
22The Sun God (2)
24A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
26The Bird of Creation (4)
27The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
28God of the Spoken Word (2)
30Tutankhamun's successor (2)
31A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
32God of air and sunlight (3)

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