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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 10/10/2005


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Across 1. Amun animal
3. Plural for an Egyptian peasant
6. A symbolic tomb, honoring the dead but not containing the body
7. The plateau
9. Device that measures the height of the Nile
11. A gate preceding a pylon
13. Lady of Truth and Order
14. God of chaos and confusion
16. The sacred bull of Memphis
17. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
18. A Turkish title of governors, high- ranking army officers or powerful civilians
19. Partisans who believe that Ali should have succeeded to the caliphate and some of his descendants should have inherited that right
21. Lioness-goddess 'she who is powerful'
22. Ancient Cow Goddess
Down 2. God of Fertility
3. A flail or rattle to drive away evil spirits
4. Kindly God of the Desert
5. The highest official of an Egyptian Nome
6. Containers found in ancient tombs which stored organs and viscera (2 wds.)
8. Creator Goddess
10. The Nine Great Osirian Gods
12. A monolithic tapered shaft that symbolizes the primordial mound upon the rays of the sun shone first
15. Goddess of Weaving
17. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
18. A gate
20. God of the Spoken Word


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