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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 08/21/2006


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Across
2Paints which are mixed with organic substances such as animal fats or egg as a binder (7)
4A 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)
5 Modern name of heretic capital (6)
6An administrative subdivision of ancient Egypt (4)
9Goddess of writing and measurements (6)
10 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
11Creator Goddess (6)
13Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
15ancient name of heretic capital (9)
19Grandmother of the Gods (3)
20God of chaos and confusion (3)
21The main area of a church, usually flanked by aisles (4)
23The Sun God (2)
24One God of Chaos and Water (3)
25The balcony above the side aisles of a church which looks down upon the nave (9)
26Goddess of the Firmament (3)
27Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
29A band of inscriptions usually on textiles or around walls (5)
31The arched chambers around a sahn or courtyard within a mosque (5)
32A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
Down
1 Aswan's main island (11)
2The part of a cruciform style church which crosses at right angles to the nave (8)
3 The heretic king (9)
5A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church (4)
7A palace, fortress or mansion (4)
8Arabic word for three describing the length of the typical small stone building blocks of temples (7)
12Protector of Childbirth (3)
14The Sun Disk and later God (4)
16The sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (The Traditions) which were codified in the Middle Ages to support and expand Islamic law (6)
17A market or meeting place (5)
18the catfish king (6)
19God of Fertility (3)
22The King of the Gods (4)
28God of the Spoken Word (2)
29A convex molding (5)
30 Mother of all the gods; mistress of the sky (4)
33Kindly God of the Desert (2)


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