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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 11/06/2006


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Across
1 Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night (3)
3 Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
4 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
6 A title which was originally adopted by the rulers of the Islamic world, but later used by many regional rulers (6)
8 Greeter of the Dead (5)
11 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
12 A long age of steady and seasonal rainfall (7)
14 The Muslim call to prayer (4)
16 Head of the local priesthood and usually extended by the name of a god (7)
17 An Islamic house or mansion (3)
18 A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church (4)
19 The alternating use of red and white or black and white stone in Arab architecture (5)
21 Goddess of the Firmament (3)
22 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
23 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
24 A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof (3)
26 Goddess of Childbirth (9)
28 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
29 Arabic word for row or line (4)
30 Stones used to build arches which were shaped in a wedge (9)
31 The sacred shrine of Islam in Mecca containing the holy black stone and the focus of prayers (5)
33 A small chapel that is near a Ptolemaic temple for the birthplace of the god, and by extension, the king (7)
35 God of the Spoken Word (2)
36 God of Fertility (3)
Down
1 The Great Potter (6)
2 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)
3 An eye of Re (13)
5 Plural for an Egyptian peasant (8)
7 5th dynasty founder (7)
9 Arabic word for three describing the length of the typical small stone building blocks of temples (7)
10 God of the primeval lotus blossom (8)
13 A screen or wall with icons which separated the Heikal (sanctuary) from the nave in Coptic churches (11)
15 A filter inserted into the neck of a drinking vessel to filter out bugs and debris (5)
20 A section set aside for women, usually in a religious structure (9)
25 An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
27 God of air and sunlight (3)
29 The Perceptive Mind (3)
32 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
34 The Child God (3)


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