Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 01/31/2005

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Across 1. The Christian doctrine that the human and divine natures of Christ are absorbed into one nature, the divine
7. The Sun God
8. The Sun God
9. God of the Moon
11. chief steward in the reign of Hatshepsut
13. Goddess of the Firmament
14. A king of Persia
15. A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker
16. an opaque blue-green or pale sky- blue mineral
20. Used for desiccating mummies, a carbonate salt usually from Wadi Natrun
21. A semi-circular domed recess, most frequently at the east end of a church
22. Goddess of War and Funerals
25. Partisans who believe that Ali should have succeeded to the caliphate and some of his descendants should have inherited that right
26. meroitic leonine and anthropomorphic lion-headed god
Down 1. Goddess of Childbirth
2. device that measures the height of the Nile
3. King of the Gods on Earth
4. Small devices, often arches placed in the corners of a square building to support a dome
5. a canon of kings
6. Guardian of the Valley of the Kings
10. something presented as an act of worship or devotion
12. Interlaced wooden screen work
14. God of air and sunlight
17. A symbol of kingship in Egypt represented by a cobra in an upright position worn as a head ornament or crown
18. A palace, fortress or mansion
19. aromatic substance used for burning in temples
22. The main area of a church, usually flanked by aisles
23. God of the Spoken Word
24. A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof