Model of Mud House

Made:
Hassuna

Model of a mud brick house at Tell Hassuna, Mesopotamia (Iraq), 6000-5000 BC

This model is based on a house that was excavated in Jericho, one of the world's first cities. The bricks were made of straw with a binder of fine mud, hardened in the hot sun.

Details

Category:
Civil Engineering
Object Number:
1979-616
Materials:
complete, plaster, stone and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
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type:
sun-dried bricks
credit:
Veale, P.