Mud Brick: Oldest

According to this essay, the oldest mud brick structure in the world is the ceremonial enclosure of Khasekhemwy–Hierakonpolis.

Is there evidence of older buildings? What are they?

According to Wikipedia, “The earliest use of mudbricks was in the Near East during the Pre-pottery Neolithic B period,” which is between ca. 9600 and ca. 8000 BP

Is this the oldest? If not, how long has mud brick been in use?

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