Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 07/30/2007

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3 Queen of the gods (4)
4 The nine great Osirian gods (6)
7 Kindly god of the desert (2)
8 A graphic representation, usually in its simplest form of the object itself, which represents the object in hieroglyphics (8)
9 A long robe worn by Egyptian men (9)
13 Tower (4)
15 The dominant male baboon god (4)
16 God of the sea (4)
19 A building where a Sufi sheikh receives his brotherhood (6)
20 A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter (2)
21 The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop (3)
22 Goddess of the firmament (3)
23 Greek historian of Egypt (9)


1 According to religious legend (not ancient Egyptian) these are spirits created 2,000 years before Adam that can be either good or evil and can assume the form of animals, insects or humans (4)
2 God of magic and medicine (4)
4 The superstition that the envious glance of any passer-by, attracted by an immodest show of wealth, achievement or beauty, can harm or bewitch (2 wds. (7)
5 A walled monastery (4)
6 Amun animal (3)
9 The plateau (4)
10 A vaulted hall, usually associated with a mosque (5)
11 A house, or the self contained apartments into which Ummayed mansions and Abbasid palaces were divided (4)
12 Tutankhamun's successor (2)
13 Cat goddess (4)
14 The sun god (2)
17 Greeter of the dead (5)
18 First ruler of unified Egypt (5)
21 Festival usually celebrated after 30 years of a kings rule (3)