Rabat, Royal Palace throne room
data152/C148
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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 two squares.
- Contains two regular two-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 45°.
- Contains three regular 8-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 90°.
- Contains one regular 8-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 45°.
- There are 15 non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite and one dart).
- The tiling satisfies the two-colour condition with straight cross-overs, but interlace counts not determined.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 1475 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 148 (Royal Palace throne room, Rabat, Morocco. Large zellij work of which this tiling covers about 80%) of Jean-Marc CastÃ©ra. Arabesques: Decorative Art in Morocco, ACR Edition, Paris, 1999. ISBN 286770124. [castera] {Beautiful book.}
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