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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 12/25/2006


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Across
2An aspect of the sun god Ra (3)
4Goddess of Weaving (5)
6A script originating in Mesopotamia used in many languages (7)
8The Roman Christians who were often pitted against the Egyptian Copts (8)
12Goddess of the Power of Kings (7)
16 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
17Kindly God of the Desert (2)
18A 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)
20A king's first cartouche name or throne name (9)
25A convex molding (5)
26God of Fertility (3)
27Father of Gods and the God of the Rising Earth (7)
Down
1A concave bracket around the summits of walls or gates (2wds.) (14)
3ancient new kingdom capital (6)
5The main area of a church, usually flanked by aisles (4)
7The Sun God (2)
9A tower, usually within a fortified structure (4)
10 Northern Aqaba beach resort (4)
11A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
13Deity of Darkness, Obscurity and Night (3)
14From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life (2)
15A wooden grave marker or sometimes applied to a ceremonial tomb such as a cenotaph (5)
19A reference to the suns disc which was considered the life force and is closely related to the religious upheaval of Akhenaten (4)
21The Sun God (2)
22One God of Chaos and Water (3)
23Grandmother of the Gods (3)
24Goddess of the Firmament (3)


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