mud plaster

mud plaster

A plaster that is usually a mixture of heavy clay and water, often containing chopped straw or manure to improve its mechanical strength when dry.
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Some of the walls with traces of mud plaster stand as high as 12 feet.
He said mud-brick walls of the ruined city were still intact as some of the walls with traces of mud plaster stand as high as 12 feet while at some places complete rooms are visible.
On the outer wall of one of these caves, there are faint signs of fresco paintings on the mud plaster. The paintings are more like drawings with the black and terracotta red paint.
It is quite unique in its differences from the great walled cities of Ghana, Mali, or the old Songhai Empire, in that it is composed of individual stacked bricks and not a solid mud plaster.
Sites and topics covered include: Kharga Oasis; Farafra; Gebel Souhan; Wadi Sura; Khargan industry, Nadura Temple; Libyan rock art; 'Ain el-Gazzareen; Ptolemaic pottery; agriculture; cemeteries; Roman Castrum; poll taxes; textiles; Roman border control; conservation of mud plaster and sculpture; decorative painting; church complexes; dating with coinage; Coptic ostraca; hermitages.
Postholes and burnt mud plaster encircling the circumference of the interior pit wall of the structure provided evidence of a substantial timber super-structure used to roof the building.
This type is an improved version of gross cottage and built with twigs, which are woven around vertical posts and finally mud plaster is provided.
The surface is covered either by mud plaster or polythene sheets.
Al Ain Traditional mud blocks, mud plaster, palm logs and reclaimed historic building materials were used in the restoration of Jahili Fort.
Buildings, from stately castles to humble homes, were all made of stone, mud, straw bricks and mud plaster, and looked like they'd been sculpted from the cliffs they were hugging.
The earth that duplicates in color, and possibly in origin, mud plaster in a reconstructed cliff house nearby is applied to her folded book with a tactility that is almost a caress.
Many of Djenne's buildings, including the Great Mosque, are made from sun-baked mud bricks, set with a mud-based mortar, which are coated with a mud plaster that provides the sculptural element.