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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 12/24/2007


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Across 2. The oval band symbolizing continuity which enclosed a god's or pharaoh's name
5. Common housing such as an apartment house
7. God of Wisdom
9. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
11. God of the Earth
13. Amun animal
15. The Opener of the Ways
17. A very simple hand operated lever used for lifting water to irrigate fields
18. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsman's roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
19. 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
20. Similar to a mongoose, a small rodent which attacks snakes and eats crocodile egg
22. Another Moon God
23. A school, usually theological, for orthodox Sunni
Down 1. The balcony above the side aisles of a church which looks down upon the nave
2. Hathor animal
3. The Sun God
4. An Eye of Re
6. A gate
8. God of the Spoken Word
10. Kindly God of the Desert
12. The Soul
14. Designs that are created by inlaying small, colored pieces of glass, stone, tiles, etc., and often decorate walls or floors
15. The Pregnant God
16. The inner or secret shrine of ancient places of worship
20. A Mother of Osiris
21. Deity of Infinity and Eternity


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