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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 12/06/2004


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Across 1. God of air and sunlight
2. Goddess of Ecstasy and Sexual Pleasure
5. A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church
7. Common housing such as an apartment house
10. Goddess of Moisture
11. A cupola or tower containing windows
14. macadonian dynasty
16. (a) An Arabic bench. (b) A rectangular tomb of ancient Egyptian origin
19. The tower from which the muezzin cries the call to prayer
20. An open court with arcades around the inner walls
22. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
23. great king's wife
26. A palace, fortress or mansion
28. The Perceptive Mind
30. A conventional and generic manner of describing the head of a local priesthood (2 wds.)
33. tutankhamun's successor
34. Another Moon God
36. ramesses II's father
37. A nationalistic party of Egypt which was led by Saad Zaghlul
38. Partisans who believe that Ali should have succeeded to the caliphate and some of his descendants should have inherited that right
Down 1. A temple of the Greco-Roman period god Serapis
2. The wall in a mosque which faces Mecca
3. God of the Spoken Word
4. Grandmother of the Gods
5. An aspect of the sun god Ra
6. Small devices, often arches placed in the corners of a square building to support a dome
8. Protector of Childbirth
9. A version of the Bible that is translated into Greek in Alexandria by 70 authors
12. device that measures the height of the Nile
13. Father of Gods and the God of the Rising Earth
15. Used in Islamic art, an intricate design of flowers, foliage or geometric shapes
17. The sacred bull of Memphis
18. The Soul
21. An Islamic house or mansion
24. The Nine Great Osirian Gods
25. Devourer of Millions
27. Goddess of the Inundation
28. canal
29. A market or meeting place
31. A Mother of Osiris
32. The Sun God
35. Kindly God of the Desert
36. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter


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