16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Workers in a Brick Field

Brick is as old as civilization itself, dating back to ancient Mesopotamia around 500 BC. The thick clay and mud deposited by the Tigris and Euphrates rivers were reinforced with straw and shaped into brick then dried in the sun.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: India
Camera: Lenovo A7020a48
Copyright: © Sirsendu Gayen