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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 08/20/2007


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Across 1. A hieroglyphic sign for life similar to a cross
3. Kindly God of the Desert
4. Amun animal
7. A symbol of kingship in Egypt represented by a cobra in an upright position worn as a head ornament or crown
9. God of the Nile River
10. Protector of Childbirth
11. Carter's pharoah
13. 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
14. The Muslim call to prayer
15. The astral god
16. The Perceptive Mind
17. The sun god
18. God of air and sunlight
19. The Victorious Herdsman
20. Tutankhamun's successor
21. The Soul
22. An Islamic title
Down 1. The beam, usually of stone, atop columns which supports a ceiling
2. Mohammed's flight, or more properly his 'withdrawal of affection' from Mecca in 622 AD. The Muslim calendar starts from this date.
3. An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion
4. Common housing such as an apartment house
5. A hospital
6. Niche in the temple containing the god's barque (2 wds)
8. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
12. The part of a cruciform style church which crosses at right angles to the nave
13. Temple of Amun location
19. God of the Spoken Word
21. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life


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