Minbar, Friday mosque, Isfahan
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Geometry
- The symmetry group of the tiling is 2*22 (cmm).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 36°.
- Contains 14 regular five-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 36°.
- Contains four regular 10-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 72°.
- There are 6 non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite).
- 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 1045 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 141, Fig 5.45 (Friday mosque, Isfahan, Iran. Minbar) of Eric Broug. Islamic Geometric Design, Thames and Hudson, 2013. ISBN 978050051695. [broug2] {Many excellent photos}(1310AD, 709AH)
- Fig 12.11c of Brian Wichmann and David Wade. Islamic Design: a Mathematical Approach, Springer, 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-69. [ww] {}
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