Alhambra, Vestibule ceiling
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Geometry
- Gold star pattern(photo).
Dynamic build of this pattern.
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *442 (p4m).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 22.5°.
- Contains three regular 8-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 90°.
- Contains one regular 16-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 67.5°.
- There are 9 non-regular reflective tiles (including 3 kites).
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has one finite interlace and three infinite interlaces with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 783 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Photo by Nick Crossling (Alhambra, Spain. Vestibule ceiling) of Not specific. Personal Communication, Information sent to the author, 21c. [pc] (1232-1417AD, 629-820AH)
- Fig 8.5, photo of Brian Wichmann and David Wade. Islamic Design: a Mathematical Approach, Springer, 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-69. [ww] {}
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