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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 08/28/2006


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Across 2. God of the spoken word
3. A king of Persia
5. God of air and sunlight
6. Father of gods and the god of the rising earth
7. Kindly god of the desert
8. Leonine goddess
11. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
12. A canon of kings
13. A funerary figurine which served as a dead mans deputy in order to do labor for him in the afterlife
14. An archaeological and anthropological term meaning that a set method of making tools and other artifacts has been created and the artifacts are now mass- produced
Down 1. Goddess of the firmament
2. The fish goddess
3. A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker
4. Goddess of plenty
5. The perceptive mind
8. The composite god
9. Grandmother of the gods
10. 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.)
11. Goddess of writing and measurements
15. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter

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