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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 10/31/2005


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Across
2 Modern capital (5)
4 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
8 Defender of the Sun Boat (5)
9 The alternating use of red and white or black and white stone in Arab architecture (5)
10 Amun animal (3)
12 A symbol in the ancient writing of Egypt which borrows the sound of another word (9)
15 God of the Earth (3)
16 Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule (3)
17 Goddess of writing and measurements (6)
18 The outer part of a clad wall (9)
19 The Perceptive Mind (3)
20 Warrior Goddess of Canaan (7)
22 A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
24 The Bird of Creation (4)
25 Northern Aqaba beach resort (4)
27 The Child God (3)
29 Protector of Childbirth (3)
31 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
Down
1 The sacred bull of Memphis (4)
2 Hathor animal (3)
3 Potsherds with inscriptions (8)
5 Another Moon God (3)
6 Last Egyptian queen (9)
7 A portion of a hall that is higher than the surrounding ceilings and which has windows for illumination (10)
8 A small chapel that is near a Ptolemaic temple for the birthplace of the god, and by extension, the king (7)
10 Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
11 A school, usually theological, for orthodox Sunni (7)
12 A long age of steady and seasonal rainfall (7)
13 Muslim place of worship (6)
14 God of Thunder (4)
21 The Orthodox body of the Islamic faith (5)
23 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
24 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
26 A gate (3)
28 God of the Spoken Word (2)
30 The Astral God (3)


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