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Mudbrick. New unlaid mudbricks in the Jordan River West Bank (2011) Mudbrick was used for the construction of Sumerianziggurats—some of the world's largest and oldest constructions.
Choqa Zanbil, a 13th-century BC ziggurat in Iran, is similarly constructed from clay bricks combined with burnt bricks. A mudbrick is a brick, made of a mixture of loam, mud, sand and water mixed with a binding material such as rice husks or straw; also known by its Spanish name adobe. Brickmakers use a stiff mixture and let them dry in the sun for 25 days.  In warm regions with very little timber available to fuel a kiln, bricks were generally sun dried. Banco The Great Mosque of Djenné is a well-known Mosque located in Djenné, Mali, and the largest mudbrick structure in the world.
The Great Mosque of Djenné, in central Mali, is the world's largest mudbrick structure.
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