Royal Palace Throne Room, Meknes
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Geometry
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *442 (p4m).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 45°.
- Contains 6 regular 8-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 90°.
- There are 8 non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite and one dart) and one reflective pair.
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has five finite interlaces and two infinite interlaces with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 809 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 122 -3 (Royal Palace Throne Room, Meknes, Morocco. Original colouring) of Jean-Marc CastÃ©ra. Arabesques: Decorative Art in Morocco, ACR Edition, Paris, 1999. ISBN 286770124. [castera] {Beautiful book.}(1672-80AD, 1083-91AH)
- Fig 9.5b, Fig 11.15 path of Brian Wichmann and David Wade. Islamic Design: a Mathematical Approach, Springer, 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-69. [ww] {}
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