mud brick


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Noun1.mud brick - a brick made from baked mud
brick - rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
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The tomb, unveiled to the media on Saturday, is made of mud brick and includes wall paintings in good condition depicting Hetpet observing different hunting and fishing scenes.
Excavations in the area started in 2008 when the mission discovered remains of a fifth-century church built of mud brick as well as a shrine, the statement read.
Certainly, the peasant's houses might be cramped, dark, dirty, and inconvenient, but this was no fault of the mud brick.
This particular village in Iran is different in that it is completely surrounded by a mud brick wall so that it is literally cut off from the rest of the world.
She'll remember how her hands would hardly close around the jars of oil, loose from days of grief and fasting and how, on her way to the cave where he was buried, she tripped on a mud brick in the middle of the path but somehow managed to keep her footing and go on, how her mind kept drifting back to the first day she met him, how strange she'd felt, and embarrassed, that when she saw his face, she came so close to calling him "Mother.
According to media reports, the house in Ekmekciler village was made out of mud brick.
The joint Egyptian-German team excavating the site hopes to uncover the rest of the mud brick temple during the excavation season, the statement said.
Chadian context is characterized by increased urbanization and the majority of homes are built in mud brick or baked bricks produced mainly with wood as fuel.
Some 5,000 houses, especially mud brick homes, were destroyed, half of them beyond repair.
Created by its principal Hashem Al Marzouqi, Al Fanar serves up authentic Emirati cuisine with salads, fish, seafood and meats, complete with barasti outdoor booths, mud brick rooms and a mini souk - a themed representation of an old UAE neighbourhood.
Complete with barasti outdoor booths, mud brick rooms and a mini souk, Al-Fanar brings the past into the present in its themed representation of an old UAE neighbourhood.
Many houses in rural parts of the province are made of mud brick, which can easily crumble in a quake.