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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 10/15/2007


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Across
2 The sacred shrine of Islam in Mecca containing the holy black stone and the focus of prayers (5)
4 A funerary figurine which served as a dead mans deputy in order to do labor for him in the afterlife (6)
5 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)
6 An Islamic house or mansion (3)
7 An Arabic word for diggers of sabbakh from ancient sites and was used as fertilizer (9)
11 City of Alexander's Orical (4)
12 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
14 Guardian of the Borders (5)
16 God of the Spoken Word (2)
17 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
Down
1 (a) An Arabic bench. (b) A rectangular tomb of ancient Egyptian origin (7)
2 Hot winds that blow in from the southwest in Egypt during the spring and last for about fifty days (7)
3 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
4 The Composite God (7)
5 Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night (3)
8 A filter inserted into the neck of a drinking vessel to filter out bugs and debris (5)
9 The pilgrimage to Mecca by a Muslim (4)
10 One God of Chaos and Water (3)
11 God of chaos and confusion (3)
13 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
15 God of air and sunlight (3)
18 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)


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