Gawhar Shad madrasah and mausoleum, Herat
data212/BON59
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Geometry
Patterns in this class have approximate geometry with only a few properties defined which are listed below.
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *442 (p4m).
- Contains one regular octagon.
- Contains at least one "regular" 8-pointed star polygon.
- The tiling does not satisfy the two-colour condition.
- The tiling is not edge-to-edge.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 273, Fig. 150b (Gawhar Shad madrasah and mausoleum, Herat, Afghanistan, Central Asia) of Jay Bonner. Islamic Geometric Patterns, Springer, 2016. ISBN 978144190216. [bonner] {Largest Islamic tile collection in print}(1417-38AD, 820-41AH)
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