How to Make Mesopotamian Bricks?


To make Mesopotamian bricks you need to make what we call adobe bricks. Mix some dirt, clay and straw. You can mix this in a bucket or on a tarp. Mix in straw until the mixture gets somewhat stiff. You need a mold to shape the brick. You can build one, or use a box, such as a shoe box. Pack in the mud mixture very firmly. Set the box out in the sun for several days to dry. Remove your mold and set the brick out to dry more. Now you have a Mesopotamian brick!
1 Additional Answer Answer for: how to make mesopotamian bricks
How to Make Mesopotamian Bricks
Mud brick was the primary building material in ancient Mesopotamia. Southern Mesopotamia (present-day Iraq) was rich in the key component for making mud bricks --- good-quality clay. People used it to build homes, city walls, and even palaces. The bricks... More »
Difficulty: Moderately Easy
Q&A Related to "How to Make Mesopotamian Bricks?"
1. Make a rectangular wooden mold. Shape it like a shoe box without a top and bottom. As an alternative, a milk or ice cream carton cut so it's about 2 1/2 inches deep makes an excellent
they build houses, artifacts and many more stuffs
Be bim bop thats all Anonymous
Um, OK. I think it's cause they didn't have I axes to cut down trees, so they couldnt get wood. They could easily make the bricks from clay. Hope that helps. Well, not really ^o^
Explore this Topic
The pyramids were constructed by the workers placing brick by brick on top of each other to form the tombs. The Mesopotamians built the first known pyramid. ...
About -  Privacy -  AskEraser  -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback © 2014