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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 12/04/2006


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Across
1 Hathor animal (3)
2 A framework of rigid design used as a means of supporting usually either a roof or a bridge (5)
4 A religious leader in a community (4)
6 An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
7 First capital of Egypt (7)
10 The sun god (2)
11 Famous female pharoah; daughter of Thutmose I and Ahmose Nefertari (10)
13 An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion (3)
14 The pilgrimage to Mecca by a Muslim (4)
16 First pyramid site (7)
18 God of the Earth (3)
20 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)
23 A large pulpit raised on pillars (5)
24 Amun animal (3)
25 From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
28 One god of chaos and water (3)
30 Goddess of the Inundation (5)
Down
1 The shape of a cross (9)
3 The Perceptive Mind (3)
5 The Roman Christians who were often pitted against the Egyptian Copts (8)
6 Kindly God of the Desert (2)
7 Lady of Truth and Order (4)
8 The Child god (9)
9 A sign in the script which is to indicate a dual or plural form (9)
11 God of the Spoken Word (2)
12 Scorpion goddess (6)
15 God of Fertility (3)
16 God of air and sunlight (3)
17 An administrative title in the early Islamic period (4)
19 A gate (3)
21 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsman's roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
22 Common housing such as an apartment house (3)
26 Mother of all the gods; mistress of the sky (4)
27 Protector of Childbirth (3)
29 Goddess of the Firmament (3)


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