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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 11/26/2007


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Across
1God of chaos and confusion (3)
2By far the most prominent form of Christian worship in Egypt (5)
5An Islamic house or mansion (3)
7Tutankhamun's successor (2)
8The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
9 Temple of Amun location (6)
12An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
14The world of afterlife where the ancient Egyptians believed that the dead roamed (4)
16An enigmatic hieroglyph and amulet linked to Osiris' backbone and resurrection (2 wds.) (10)
19The Child God (3)
20One God of Chaos and Water (3)
21The God who Joined the Ka to the Body (8)
23The top, or capstone of a pyramid (10)
24Partisans who believe that Ali should have succeeded to the caliphate and some of his descendants should have inherited that right (4)
27God of air and sunlight (3)
28God of Wisdom (5)
29From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
Down
1Centipede God (4)
3The Perceptive Mind (3)
4Great Greek city (10)
5A council chamber (2 wds.) (9)
6 Amun animal (3)
8A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
10A 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)
11A nationalistic party of Egypt which was led by Saad Zaghlul (4)
13Ancient Cow Goddess (3)
15the plateau (4)
17The Nine Great Osirian Gods (6)
18the heretic king (9)
21Goddess of War and Funerals (5)
22Protector of Childbirth (3)
25God of the Spoken Word (2)
26Kindly God of the Desert (2)
28 Northern Aqaba beach resort (4)


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