Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 09/25/2006

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Across 1. Carter's pharoah
6. The top, or capstone of a pyramid
10. The Perceptive Mind
11. The Bird of Creation
13. A Turkish title of governors, high- ranking army officers or powerful civilians
14. A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof
15. Centipede God
16. The Dominant Male Baboon God
19. The Sun God
24. A script originating in Mesopotamia used in many languages
25. A hieroglyphic sign for life similar to a cross
26. God of the Moon
28. Macedonian dynasty
30. The outer part of a clad wall
31. God who symbolized allotted lifespan or destiny
32. Kindly God of the Desert
34. Hot winds that blow in from the southwest in Egypt during the spring and last for about fifty days
35. An Eye of Re
37. The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop
38. An administrative title in the early Islamic period
39. God of air and sunlight
40. A collection of spells originally written on papyrus and buried with a mummy (4 wds.)
44. Father of Gods and the God of the Rising Earth
46. The balcony above the side aisles of a church which looks down upon the nave
48. The niche in the qibla wall of a mosque indicating the direction of Mecca
49. Name of four 18th dynasty rulers; Hatshepsut's father
52. An enigmatic hieroglyph and amulet linked to Osiris' backbone and resurrection (2 wds.)
54. With certainty, the earliest known site of Neolithic culture of the Nile Valley
57. A stone slab with an inscription or design which was used as a monument or grave marker
58. A reference to the suns disc which was considered the life force and is closely related to the religious upheaval of Akhenaten
59. The part of a cruciform style church which crosses at right angles to the nave
61. The book of "What is in the Netherworld".
62. Along with Pihor, a Brother God
63. Interlocking blocks found in Islamic arches
64. Tutankhamun's successor
Down 1. Northern Aqaba beach resort
2. The All-Father
3. 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
4. First capital of Egypt
5. Goddess of the Firmament
7. The Sun God
8. A Mother of Osiris
9. Lord of the Dead
10. Markets that are set up in the open air, or small shops or vendors that are along a specific street
12. Lake
13. From pagan religion, the spirit that inhabits the body during one's life
15. Goddess of scorpions
17. Mother of all the gods; mistress of the sky
18. An room prior to the naos, or sanctuary
20. Conventional translation of a ranking title of the Old and Middle Kingdoms
21. The Opener of the Ways
22. The heretic king
23. A long age of steady and seasonal rainfall
24. A concave bracket around the summits of walls or gates (2wds.)
27. A cross derived from the ankh and adopted as a symbol by the early Coptic Christians (2 wds.)
29. Containers found in ancient tombs which stored organs and viscera (2 wds.)
31. Goddess of writing and measurements
33. A sacrament and the central act of worship in many Christian churches
35. God of the Spoken Word
36. A massive entrance that consists of two units that are joined by a gate
37. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
38. Tutankhamun's wife
40. God of Lower Egypt
41. The sanctuary of a Coptic church
42. First pyramid builder
43. A religious leader in a community
45. Goddess Demoness of Birth
46. A wife of Horus
47. Grandmother of the Gods
50. Modern popular red sea coast beach town
51. A palace, fortress or mansion
53. An aspect of the sun god Ra
54. Protector of Childbirth
55. An Islamic house or mansion
56. The latest form of the Egyptian language but written with mostly Greek letters
60. Guardian and Gatekeeper of the Underworld