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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 10/24/2006


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Across 1. A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker
3. Guardian of the Borders
6. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
7. Tutankhamun's successor
8. Rapids along a river, specifically the Nile
10. A cross derived from the ankh and adopted as a symbol by the early Coptic Christians (2 wds.)
12. Amun animal
14. The sacred shrine of Islam in Mecca containing the holy black stone and the focus of prayers
16. God of the Spoken Word
17. A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof
18. god who symbolized allotted lifespan or destiny
Down 2. An alloy of gold and silver, often used on the tips of obelisks
3. The Perceptive Mind
4. The part of a cruciform style church which crosses at right angles to the nave
5. Goddess of the Inundation
6. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
9. Sign in the script that is placed after the phonograms and indicates the class or area of meaning to which it belongs
11. An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion
12. The Sun God
13. The Child God
14. 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
15. Kindly God of the Desert


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