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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 12/18/2007


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Across
1 Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a king's rule (3)
2A rectangular block placed on top of a column capital in order to support the architrave (6)
4God of air and sunlight (3)
5Hathor animal (3)
6An ornamental recess in a ceiling, vault or dome (6)
8Sufi litany or prayer service (5)
9The niche in the qibla wall of a mosque indicating the direction of Mecca (6)
11A market or meeting place (5)
14Another Moon God (3)
15huge ancient tombs (7)
17The Christian doctrine that the human and divine natures of Christ are absorbed into one nature, the divine (13)
21Kindly God of the Desert (2)
22 Ramesses II's father (4)
23The interior courtyard of a Mosque (4)
25The outer court of a mosque (7)
26Tower (4)
28From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
Down
1The Perceptive Mind (3)
3The shape of a cross (9)
4A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsman's roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
6Modern capital (5)
7A sacrament and the central act of worship in many Christian churches (9)
8A walled monastery (4)
10Tutankhamun's successor (2)
12From Coptic art, the position of a figure with hands raised in adoration (5)
13The Great Destroyer (4)
14God of the Sea (4)
16A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church (4)
17Grandmother of the Gods (3)
18Deity of Infinity and Eternity (3)
19The Child God (3)
20The Astral God (3)
24southern land (5)
27Common housing such as an apartment house (3)


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