Mustansiriyah madrasah, Baghdad
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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 five regular two-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 72°.
- Contains one regular five-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 72°.
- Contains one regular 10-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 36°.
- There are 7 non-regular reflective tiles.
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has no finite interlace and three infinite interlaces with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 349 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 337, Fig. 243b (Mustansiriyah madrasah, Baghdad, Iraq) of Jay Bonner. Islamic Geometric Patterns, Springer, 2016. ISBN 978144190216. [bonner] {Largest Islamic tile collection in print}(1227-34AD, 623-31AH)
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