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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 08/07/2006


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Across
1 Amun animal (3)
3 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
4 God of chaos and confusion (3)
6 Great battle of great Egyptian king (6)
7 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
8 A guard of a temple or of a tomb (7)
10 A council chamber (2 wds.) (9)
15 A symbol of kingship in Egypt represented by a cobra in an upright position worn as a head ornament or crown (6)
16 Along with Pihor, a brother god (7)
18 A large pulpit raised on pillars (5)
20 Queen of the Gods (4)
21 Ancient Egyptian scorpion goddess of magic (6)
22 God of the Spoken Word (2)
23 A reference to the suns disc which was considered the life force and is closely related to the religious upheaval of Akhenaten (4)
24 A mother of Osiris (3)
25 The perceptive mind (3)
26 A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker (5)
Down
1 The Sun God (2)
2 A hospital (9)
4 Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule (3)
5 Modern capital (5)
6 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 (2)
8 The plateau (4)
9 A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
11 Creator goddess (6)
12 Literally, a city of the dead (10)
13 The great destroyer (4)
14 A type of glass and pottery decoration developed by Islamic craftsmen involving multiple firings (10)
17 Ramesses II's father (4)
19 The Child God (3)
25 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)


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