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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 12/03/2007


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Across
1 Hathor animal (3)
2 The Soul (5)
3 An Islamic title (5)
6 Defender of the Sun Boat (5)
7 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)
9 A judge in Islamic law (4)
10 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
11 A low wall, usually around a roof or terrace (7)
12 God of the Earth (3)
14 A sculptural relief that projects slightly from the background (2 wds.) (9)
16 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
17 A gate (3)
18 Rapids along a river, specifically the Nile (8)
22 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
23 The Sun God (2)
24 Roofed colonnade, often running around the outside of small New Kingdom temples and Graeco-Roman birth houses (10)
26 Centipede God (4)
27 A large pulpit raised on pillars (5)
29 God of chaos and confusion (3)
Down
1 By far the most prominent form of Christian worship in Egypt (5)
3 A sign of fertility usually displayed as the phallus of a god (sometimes Osiris) or pharaoh (usually Min) (11)
4 One God of Chaos and Water (3)
5 Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night (3)
8 The sacred bull of Memphis (4)
9 A portion of a hall that is higher than the surrounding ceilings and which has windows for illumination (10)
12 the plateau (4)
13 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
15 Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
17 The Bird of Creation (4)
19 The Sun God (2)
20 northern aqaba beach resort (4)
21 Ancient Cow Goddess (3)
25 From Coptic art, the position of a figure with hands raised in adoration (5)
26 A popular board game of ancient Egypt, which we know of because of its inclusion in tombs, including Tutankhamuns tomb (5)
28 Protector of Childbirth (3)
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