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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 10/18/2004


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Across 1. God of the Earth
3. A conventional and generic manner of describing the head of a local priesthood (2 wds.)
6. Helper of Anubis
7. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
8. Deity of Infinity and Eternity
9. aswan's main island
12. Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night
13. According to religious legend (not ancient Egyptian) these are spirits created 2,000 years before Adam that can be either good or evil and can assume the form of animals, insects or humans
15. northern aqaba beach resort
18. The Sun God
19. An aspect of the sun god Ra
20. An Islamic house or mansion
22. The Sun God
23. She who is Above the Spirits
24. A tower, usually within a fortified structure
25. God of air and sunlight
26. God of chaos and confusion
27. The Nine Great Osirian Gods
28. A row of small blocks which often decorated a cornice
Down 1. the plateau
2. A building in the form of a long colonnaded hall
3. God of the Spoken Word
4. The festival of the thirtieth year of a pharaohs rule
5. Goddess of the Inundation
6. Stylized plants usually found at the top of ancient Egyptian walls (2 wds.)
7. A popular board game of ancient Egypt, which we know of because of its inclusion in tombs, including Tutankhamuns tomb
10. The pilgrimage to Mecca by a Muslim
11. One God of Chaos and Water
14. Goddess of War and Funerals
16. The book of "What is in the Netherworld".
17. A cursive form of Arabic writing which forms the bases of modern Arabic printing
21. A circular design often found on Coptic textiles and on Mamluk buildings
25. The Perceptive Mind
26. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
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