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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 12/18/2006


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Across
1 Hathor animal (3)
2The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
3A 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)
4The Creator (4)
6The sacred bull of Memphis (4)
8Kindly God of the Desert (2)
9A rectangular block placed on top of a column capital in order to support the architrave (6)
12God of the Spoken Word (2)
131.038 acres (6)
15A relief created by hammering the reverse side of a thin metal plate (8)
17The Muslim call to prayer (4)
19Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
21According to religious legend (not ancient Egyptian) these are spirits created 2,000 years before Adam that can be either good or evil and can assume the form of animals, insects or humans (4)
23Those who believe that only a member of Ali's family could become his successor (7)
24The outer part of a clad wall (9)
25Protector of Childbirth (3)
27From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
29God of the Sea (4)
Down
1 Last Egyptian queen (9)
3The sacred shrine of Islam in Mecca containing the holy black stone and the focus of prayers (5)
5The title of an individual who would report to the king and thus spread his commands, such as in a battle (6)
7A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
10Containers found in ancient tombs which stored organs and viscera (2 wds.) (11)
11A very simple hand operated lever used for lifting water to irrigate fields (6)
13Plural for an Egyptian peasant (8)
14An Islamic house or mansion (3)
16The Astral God (3)
18The Sun Disk and later God (4)
20God of Magic and Medicine (4)
22The main area of a church, usually flanked by aisles (4)
25A gate (3)
26 Amun animal (3)
28 Tutankhamun's successor (2)


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