Akbar's Tomb, Sikandra
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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 one regular 8-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 90°.
- There are three non-regular reflective tiles.
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has one finite interlace and one infinite interlace with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 127 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Photo by David Wade: IND 0703 (Akbar's mausoleum, Sikandra, India) of David Wade. Website: patterninislamicart.com, UK, 2015. [wadei] {Website}(1613AD, 1022AH)
- Fig 9.7c of Brian Wichmann and David Wade. Islamic Design: a Mathematical Approach, Springer, 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-69. [ww] {}
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