mud brick


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mud brick

A term occasionally used for adobe that has been shaped in a brick form and then sun-dried.
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But the peasant built his house out of mud, or mud bricks, which he dug out of the ground and dried in the sun.
The village is surrounded by that mud brick wall on which nine wooden doors have been mounted at regular intervals.
The most important new tomb discovered, according to Hawass, belonged to a man named Idu and the statement described it as rectangular in structure, with a plaster covered mud brick outside casing.
For centuries, its medieval citadel withstood the rigours of the desert, its lime-washed mud brick walls and close-set covered alleys providing perfect protection from searing heat and biting cold.
The wood poles in the mosque give structure to the building, and so do the wooden spikes in other mud brick constructions in Djenne.
According to the archaeologists, a small village of mud brick houses currently sits on one of the slopes, a cemetery is one the crest, and the surface of the area is littered with shards of ancient pottery exposed by water run-off.
People only began abandoning their traditional stone and mud brick houses for new concrete buildings in the past couple of decades.
20 m high, above which was no mud brick rubble but only fine debris, sherds, and brick fragments.
On the walls of buildings ranging from alabaster factories to mud brick farmhouses they found brilliant murals depicting icons of the pilgrim's faith and scenes from the Koran.
Although the defective wall was not the school's wall, an official handling school infrastructure in the province, Alireza Rasheki, told the Tasnim news agency that 576 schools or 56 percent of those in the province are made of mud brick and in danger of collapse.
The feature was set into a platform constructed from mud brick material together with river rocks, all of them the igneous rocks found in the Troodos.
Summary: Sudan: From homes of mud brick or roughly built shelters, Sudan's displaced will gather on .