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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 11/28/2005


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Across
1 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
2 Protector of Childbirth (3)
4 A type of engraving in which the designs are filled with a black alloy and produces a black figure on gold, silver, or brass background or the reverse (6)
5 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
6 Grandmother of the Gods (3)
8 The Sun God's Butler (6)
9 Lady of Truth and Order (4)
13 Guardian and Gatekeeper of the Underworld (4)
14 Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule (3)
16 A version of the Bible that is translated into Greek in Alexandria by 70 authors (10)
19 First Pharaoh of Egypt's Fourth Dynasty (6)
20 Goddess of the Firmament (3)
21 The Sun God (2)
22 An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
24 Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
26 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
Down
1 A sculptural relief that projects slightly from the background (2 wds.) (9)
2 The ancient Egyptians phoenix, which was probably a heron (5)
3 device that measures the height of the Nile (9)
5 The All-Father (4)
7 ancient new kingdom capital (6)
10 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
11 Northern Aqaba beach resort (4)
12 A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker (5)
15 A walled monastery (4)
17 A guard of a temple or of a tomb (7)
18 One God of Chaos and Water (3)
22 The sacred bull of Memphis (4)
23 God of the Earth (3)
25 Tutankhamun's successor (2)


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