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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 09/19/2005


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Across 1. Queen of the Gods
3. God of Fertility
5. The interior courtyard of a Mosque
8. A hospital, usually attached to a mosque
10. God of the Nile River
11. Another Moon God
12. The God who Joined the Ka to the Body
15. An aspect of the sun god Ra
16. A long robe worn by Egyptian men
17. A low wall, usually around a roof or terrace
18. An administrative subdivision of ancient Egypt
20. A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof
21. The sacred bull of Memphis
23. The Fish Goddess
24. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
25. A wooden grave marker or sometimes applied to a ceremonial tomb such as a cenotaph
27. modern name of heretic capital
Down 1. The Child God
2. The Perceptive Mind
3. Grandmother of the Gods
4. One God of Chaos and Water
5. The Astral God
6. A chamber where the ceiling is supported by columns or pillars
7. God of Magic and Medicine
8. The Ferryman
9. Roofed colonnade, often running around the outside of small New Kingdom temples and Graeco-Roman birth houses
12. heretic king's wife
13. A conventional and generic manner of describing the head of a local priesthood (2 wds.)
14. A large pulpit raised on pillars
15. An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion
17. The Creator
19. From Coptic art, the position of a figure with hands raised in adoration
20. A dome or domed tomb
22. A Mother of Osiris
26. Kindly God of the Desert


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