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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 08/15/2005


 

   
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Across
2   Type of small openwork temple with supporting pillars (5)
4   Tutankhamun's successor (2)
6   A market or meeting place (5)
8   God of Thunder (4)
10   Goddess of Plenty (5)
12   Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
13   A curved triangular support that raises a dome above a square base that puts the weight on the corners of the base, braced with several smaller domes and half domes (10)
14   God of the Sea (4)
16   Ancient name of heretic capital (9)
19   God of air and sunlight (3)
20   The Astral God (3)
21   Kindly God of the Desert (2)
22   An ancient symbol of two circles coming together, overlapping one another to form an almond shape in the middle (8)
24   Amun animal (3)
25   god who symbolized allotted lifespan or destiny (4)
27   first pyramid builder (6)
28   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)
29   An administrative subdivision of ancient Egypt (4)
31   Goddess of the Firmament (3)
Down
1   A collection of spells originally written on papyrus and buried with a mummy (4 wds.) (13)
2   Hot winds that blow in from the southwest in Egypt during the spring and last for about fifty days (7)
3   The sacred shrine of Islam in Mecca containing the holy black stone and the focus of prayers (5)
5   Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
7   A caravan resthouse built of storage rooms for trade goods around a courtyard for the animals (11)
9   Guard of the Gods (5)
11   A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
12   The Sun God (2)
14   Another Moon God (3)
15   Lady of Truth and Order (4)
16   An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
17   God of the Nile River (4)
18   A sacred enclosure (7)
23   The main area of a church, usually flanked by aisles (4)
26   God of Magic and Medicine (4)
29   One God of Chaos and Water (3)
30   Grandmother of the Gods (3)
 

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