Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 06/02/2008

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Across 1.Similar to a mongoose, a small rodent which attacks snakes and eats crocodile egg

3.Protector of Childbirth

6.first capital of egypt

7.From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life

8.Lady of the Mansion

10.A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof

11.An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion

12.Paints which are mixed with organic substances such as animal fats or egg as a binder

16.The Sun God

17.One God of Chaos and Water

18.The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop

20.Father of Gods and the God of the Rising Earth

23.A nationalistic party of Egypt which was led by Saad Zaghlul

25.A non weight bearing side support for an arch or wall

Down 2.Cow Goddess of the Sky

4.The Perceptive Mind

5.first pyramid site

6.A necklace that has several rows of beads that gather into a counterweight at the back of the neck

7.The Bird of Creation

9.A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter


14.Mother of all the gods; mistress of the sky

15.An room prior to the naos, or sanctuary

19.Hathor animal

21.Tutankhamun's successor

22.An administrative subdivision of ancient Egypt

24.Kindly God of the Desert