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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 11/20/2006


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Across 1. A concave bracket around the summits of walls or gates (2wds.)
5. The cat goddess.
7. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
9. God of Thunder
11. Defender of the Sun Boat
13. A dome or domed tomb
14. A sculptural relief that projects slightly from the background (2 wds.)
16. A curved triangular support that raises a dome above a square base that puts the weight on the corners of the base, braced with several smaller domes and half domes
18. great battle of great egyptian king
20. Kindly God of the Desert
21. The King of the Gods
22. God of air and sunlight
23. The top, or capstone of a pyramid
25. The Orthodox body of the Islamic faith
27. Grandmother of the Gods
28. An Eye of Re
31. A canon of kings
32. Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule
34. First pyramid builder
36. She was the protector and guardian of the Valley of the Kings.
39. A horizontal supporting projection that crowns the walls of a building
41. With certainty, the earliest known site of Neolithic culture of the Nile Valley
43. God of Fertility
44. A gate
45. The God who Joined the Ka to the Body
46. Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night
47. Guardian of the Borders
48. Goddess of Weaving
50. A caravan resthouse built of storage rooms for trade goods around a courtyard for the animals
53. God of the Moon
55. The Astral God
56. Goddess of the Inundation
57. A public or private bath
60. A collection of spells originally written on papyrus and buried with a mummy (4 wds.)
62. The Sun God
63. God of the Spoken Word
64. Goddess of the Firmament
65. Lady of the Mansion
67. The Bird of Creation
68. The Lord of the Massacre
69. The Perceptive Mind
70. Modern popular Red Sea coast beach town
71. The Sun God
Down 2. Eater of the Dead; The Devourer.
3. Northern Aqaba beach resort
4. A leader of Islam, the title literally means the successor to Mohammed
5. From ancient Egyptian myth, the hill which was the first land to rise from the waters
6. Markets that are set up in the open air, or small shops or vendors that are along a specific street
8. Aswan's main island
10. According to religious legend (not ancient Egyptian) these are spirits created 2,000 years before Adam that can be either good or evil and can assume the form of animals, insects or humans
11. A large block of stone
12. Stars or constellations that rose once every ten days and by which the ancient Egyptians used to tell time
15. Place of worship
17. A screen or wall with icons which separated the Heikal (sanctuary) from the nave in Coptic churches
19. An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion
21. 18th dynasty founder
24. Interlaced wooden screen work
26. Queen of the Gods
29. Macadonian dynasty
30. 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
31. The Good Sister
33. A tomb
35. A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof
36. The Christian doctrine that the human and divine natures of Christ are absorbed into one nature, the divine
37. Amun animal
38. Common housing such as an apartment house
39. A symbolic tomb, honoring the dead but not containing the body
40. Cleanser of Re, Personification of the East
42. The platform in a mosque where the Koran is chanted
44. Protector of Childbirth
47. Lioness-goddess 'she who is powerful'
49. God of the Sea
51. Warrior Goddess of Canaan
52. Scorpion Goddess
54. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
58. An aspect of the sun god Ra
59. Tutankhamun's successor
61. Sufi litany or prayer service
64. One God of Chaos and Water
66. Deity of Infinity and Eternity
67. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life


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