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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 10/16/2006


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Across
2 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
4 The Creator (4)
5 The heretic king (9)
6 Amun animal (3)
10 Goddess of Weaving (5)
11 Queen of the Gods (4)
13 A hieroglyphic sign for life similar to a cross (4)
16 An enigmatic hieroglyph and amulet linked to Osiris' backbone and resurrection (2 wds.) (10)
17 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
18 Paints which are mixed with organic substances such as animal fats or egg as a binder (7)
19 Goddess of the Firmament (3)
20 A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
21 Meroitic God of Procreation (10)
23 An Islamic house or mansion (3)
25 Grandmother of the Gods (3)
27 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
28 Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
29 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
Down
1 Aswan's main island (11)
2 The Resurrected Osiris (5)
3 Cleanser of Re, Personification of the East (5)
5 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
6 The Sun God (2)
7 God of Fertility (3)
8 A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker (5)
9 Along with Pihor, a Brother God (7)
12 Those who believe that only a member of Ali's family could become his successor (7)
13 A filter inserted into the neck of a drinking vessel to filter out bugs and debris (5)
14 Temple of Amun location (6)
15 Ancient Cow Goddess (3)
16 A tomb (5)
21 festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule (3)
22 First capital of Egypt (7)
24 The Sun God (2)
26 Northern Aqaba beach resort (4)
28 God of the Spoken Word (2)


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