Royal Palace Throne Room, Meknes
data188/C124
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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 square.
- Contains four regular two-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 45°.
- Contains 6 regular 8-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 90°.
- There are 10 non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite and one dart) and one reflective pair.
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has four finite interlaces and two infinite interlaces with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 1265 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 124 (Royal Palace, Meknes, Morocco. Throne Room, colouring from the original) of Jean-Marc CastÃ©ra. Arabesques: Decorative Art in Morocco, ACR Edition, Paris, 1999. ISBN 286770124. [castera] {Beautiful book.}
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