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Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 12/31/2007


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Across 1. A conventional and generic manner of describing the head of a local priesthood (2 wds.)
5. The Astral God
7. A school, usually theological, for orthodox Sunni
9. Hathor animal
10. Hot winds that blow in from the southwest in Egypt during the spring and last for about fifty days
13. Those who believe that only a member of Ali's family could become his successor
15. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
16. 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
Down 1. God of the Spoken Word
2. Deity of Infinity and Eternity
3. The Sun God
4. The Composite God
6. Ancient southern border city
7. The Roman Christians who were often pitted against the Egyptian Copts
8. The Muslim call to prayer
9. A horse drawn carriage
11. A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church
12. An Islamic title
14. A Mother of Osiris


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