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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 11/14/2005


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Across

4 An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
6 One God of Chaos and Water (3)
7 An alloy of gold and silver, often used on the tips of obelisks (8)
8 A symbolic tomb, honoring the dead but not containing the body (8)
10 god who symbolized allotted lifespan or destiny (4)
12 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)
13 Devourer of Millions (5)
15 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)

Down

1 A blue or green substance used to mold small figures or amulets in ancient Egypt (7)
2 A title which was originally adopted by the rulers of the Islamic world, but later used by many regional rulers (6)
3 An archaeological and anthropological term meaning that a set method of making tools and other artifacts has been created and the artifacts are now mass- produced (8)
5 In Egypt specifically the word is used to refer to an ancient tempera painting (6)
9 The Strength of Woman (6)
11 Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
13 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
14 God of the Spoken Word (2)
15 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)


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