|The ancient Egyptian bricks were made of clay moistened with water and put into molds.
|Brick Stamped With Royal Ovals
|Brick stamped with royal ovals; from Prisse.
|Unbaked brick made of Nile mud and chopped straw with the prenomen of Rameses II, king of Egypt, Usr-maat-Ra, setep-en-Ra. About B.C. 1330.
|Illustration of an Egyptian brick of sun dried clay and straw, stamped with the prenomen of Thothmes III, from the eighteenth dynasty.