|Left, No. 1. Brick stamped with the praenomen of Thothmes III.|
Right, No. 2. Brick from the Pyramid of Illahoon.
Description of Illustrations: from History of ancient pottery by Birch, black and white and greyscale drawings of brick makers and layers in ancient Egypt
|Brick stamp bearing the praenomen of Amenophia III and Sepulchral Cones.|
"The inscriptions on the picture record that they are bricks made by
royal captives, or slaves, to build the temple of Amen Ra at Thebes."
|Brick-making Tomb of Thebes. "Asiatic captives are employed in the work|
under the superintendence of taskmasters: and the scene forcibly
recalls to mind the condition of the Hebrews in the house of bondage."
|Brick Arch. Thebes. The inscriptions on the picture record that they are brick.|