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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 08/14/2006


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Across 1. Meroitic god, usually represented as a human figure wearing a feathered crown
4. God of Wisdom
5. The Resurrected Osiris
7. A king who stings
9. The superstition that the envious glance of any passer-by, attracted by an immodest show of wealth, achievement or beauty, can harm or bewitch (2 wds.)
10. Northern Aqaba beach resort
13. The sun god
14. A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church
15. Tutankhamun's successor
16. Protector of Childbirth
Down 1. Warrior Goddess of Canaan
2. Goddess of the Firmament
3. Second intermediate period enemy
5. The Astral Goddess
6. The Sun God
7. Partisans who believe that Ali should have succeeded to the caliphate and some of his descendants should have inherited that right
8. A monolithic tapered shaft that symbolizes the primordial mound upon the rays of the sun shone first
11. A hieroglyphic sign for life similar to a cross
12. The Muslim call to prayer
13. Common housing such as an apartment house
14. Kindly God of the Desert


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