Ancient Egyptian Crossword Puzzle 12/12/2005

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Across 1. A graphic representation, usually in its simplest form of the object itself, which represents the object in Hieroglyphics
5. A symbol of protection, consisting of an image of a herdsmans roll of papyrus which he used as shelter
7. One God of Chaos and Water
8. huge ancient tombs
9. A main reception hall in an Egyptian house in which the central section is set off with a high roof
10. The arched chambers around a sahn or courtyard within a mosque
13. Macadonian dynasty
15. Carter's pharoah
Down 2. The Sun God
3. An ancient symbol of two circles coming together, overlapping one another to form an almond shape in the middle
4. God of Fertility
5. Markets that are set up in the open air, or small shops or vendors that are along a specific street
6. The greeting area of the public or men's apartments
8. A low wall, usually around a roof or terrace
11. Stars or constellations that rose once every ten days and by which the ancient Egyptians used to tell time
12. ancient religious city in north, counter to nekhen
14. Lady of Truth and Order
16.Tutankhamun's successor