Mud bricks from the Amenemhet III pyramid in Hawara. Straw can be seen in the bricks. This was the last of the great pyramids. After the exodus, there were not enough slaves to make mud bricks.
Published November 8, 2012 at 4608 × 3072 in The Pharaohs (of the 12th dynasty) oppressed the Israelites and forced them to make mud bricks reinforced with straw.