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Book: The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant

Chapter: 25. How do you spot mudbrick walls?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.27874


Mudbrick architecture is part of a wider technology of earth construction that is commonly found throughout the ancient Near East and many other parts of the world. This essay will briefly examine the methods, construction, excavation, and conservation of mubrick walls.

Chapter Contributors

  • Amihai Mazar ( - amimazar) 'Hebrew University'