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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 09/11/2006


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Across
2 Protector of childbirth (3)
4 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
5 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
6 A statue of immense size, usually of a god or king (8)
9 The sun god (2)
10 Great king's wife (9)
12 Heretic king's wife (9)
17 Goddess of childbirth (9)
19 A Turkish title of governors, high- ranking army officers or powerful civilians (3)
20 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)
21 Ram-headed god (6)
24 Frog headed goddess of childbirth (5)
Down
1 God of the Earth (3)
3 The perceptive mind (3)
4 Ancient religious city in north, counter to nekhen (4)
5 A reference to the suns disc which was considered the life force and is closely related to the religious upheaval of Akhenaten (4)
6 A main street that parallels the Nile or other water fronts (8)
7 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
8 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
10 Goddess of the firmament (3)
11 Amun animal (3)
12 One god of chaos and water (3)
13 The sun god's butler (6)
14 Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
15 A mother of Osiris (3)
16 Deity of darkness, obscurity and night (3)
18 God of chaos and confusion (3)
22 God of the spoken word (2)
23 The sun god (2)


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