mudbrick

A construction material consisting of mud mixed with water and a binding material such as straw, formed into bricks and dried in the sun.  Mudbrick was used extensively in ancient Mesopotamian and Near Eastern architecture, and is still used in many parts of the world today. Mudbrick is not as durable as kiln-fired brick. See also adobe. Video here.

OriginalMudbrick walls, Babylon, Iraq.