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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 09/24/2007


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Across
1 The Sun God (2)
2 Place of worship (6)
4 God of Wisdom (5)
6 Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule (3)
8 Grandmother of the Gods (3)
9 The plateau (4)
11 Potsherds with inscriptions (8)
14 Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
16 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
17 Ancient Cow Goddess (3)
18 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
19 A rectangular block placed on top of a column capital in order to support the architrave (6)
22 Those who believe that only a member of Ali's family could become his successor (7)
24 Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night (3)
25 An alloy of gold and silver, often used on the tips of obelisks (8)
28 A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
30 The Perceptive Mind (3)
31 Title earned by a Muslim who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca (5)
Down
1 Amun animal (3)
3 Macadonian dynasty (9)
5 God of the Spoken Word (2)
6 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
7 Sufi litany or prayer service (5)
10 King of the Gods on Earth (5)
11 A monolithic tapered shaft that symbolizes the primordial mound upon the rays of the sun shone first (7)
12 Northern Aqaba beach resort (4)
13 Warrior Goddess of Canaan (7)
15 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
20 A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church (4)
21 God of chaos and confusion (3)
23 The Child God (3)
24 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)
26 A roofed, open arcade along the side or front of a structure, often seen on the north side of ancient Egyptian houses (6)
27 The Sun God (2)
29 The pilgrimage to Mecca by a Muslim (4)
30 The Astral God (3)
32 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
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