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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 09/26/2005


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Across


2 An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
3 The Sun God (2)
4 Ancient Cow Goddess (3)
6 Associated with the Goddess Hathor, a sacred rattle device used in her rituals (7)
8 Modern name of ancient new kingdom capital (5)
9 The sacred bull of Memphis (4)
11 God of the primeval lotus blossom (8)
13 Demon God of the Win Press (6)
15 God of air and sunlight (3)
17 A temple of the Greco-Roman period god Serapis (8)
19 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)
20 A religious hostel for Sufi, where the shaykh may reside and instruct his disciples (7)
22 Father of Gods and the God of the Rising Earth (7)
23 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
24 The Child God (3)

Down


1 Great king's wife (9)
2 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
4 A sculptural relief that projects slightly from the background (2 wds.) (9)
5 Sign in the script which implies meaning, not sound (8)
6 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
7 The Great Potter (6)
10 A religious leader in a community (4)
12 A predynastic archeology site in upper Egypt, which also lends its name to that culture (6)
14 An alloy of gold and silver, often used on the tips of obelisks (8)
15 City of Alexander's orical (4)
16 Ferryman of the Underworld (4)
17 The Perceptive Mind (3)
18 Grandmother of the Gods (3)
21 God of the Nile River (4)
23 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
25 God of the Spoken Word (2)

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