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<anchor role="natural" id="p2000aedc9980098"></anchor><emphasis role="bold">History of Masonry</emphasis> The first recorded brick masonry units were made by the Egyptians in 10,000 BC and the Romans used brick in many of their structures 2000 years ago. At the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt is the first recorded use of mortar. Brick manufacture and use occurred in the mid 1600s and was patterned on English methods and practices. It was …
Sidney M. Levy: Construction Databook. Masonry, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 1999), AccessEngineering Export