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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 10/22/2007


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Across
1 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)
4 Goddess of Music and Dance (6)
7 The Orthodox body of the Islamic faith (5)
8 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
10 A non weight bearing side support for an arch or wall (8)
12 God of the Spoken Word (2)
13 The Sun God (2)
14 A relief created by hammering the reverse side of a thin metal plate (8)
16 The All-Father (4)
17 The nine great Osirian gods (6)
19 The Astral God (3)
Down
1 The Great Potter (6)
2 Another Moon God (3)
3 Those who believe that only a member of Ali's family could become his successor (7)
5 Father of Gods and the God of the Rising Earth (7)
6 Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
7 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
9 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
10 The Soul (5)
11 Partisans who believe that Ali should have succeeded to the caliphate and some of his descendants should have inherited that right (4)
13 Amun animal (3)
14 The Sun God (2)
15 A symbol of kingship in Egypt represented by a cobra in an upright position worn as a head ornament or crown (6)
18 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
20 Kindly God of the Desert (2)


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