Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 07/23/2007

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Across 1. In Egypt specifically the word is used to refer to an ancient tempera painting
5. Common housing such as an apartment house
7. A school, usually theological, for orthodox Sunni
9. An Arabic word for a holy man or saint from any religion
10. Stones used to build arches which were shaped in a wedge
11. God of Fertility
12. The Child God
13. Frog-headed goddess of childbirth
15. Kindly god of the desert
17. A statue of immense size, usually of a god or king
19. The Great Destroyer
Down 2. A very simple hand operated lever used for lifting water to irrigate fields
3. From Coptic art, the position of a figure with hands raised in adoration
4. A framework of rigid design used as a means of supporting usually either a roof or a bridge
6. A building in the form of a long colonnaded hall
7. Grandmother of the Gods
8. A council Chamber (2 wds.)
14. A palace, fortress or mansion
16. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
18. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsman's roll of papyrus which he used as shelter