Friday mosque, Yazd
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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 four regular pentagons.
- Contains one regular 10-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 72°.
- Contains one regular 10-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 108°.
- There are 6 non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite).
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has three finite interlaces and one infinite interlace with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 201 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 99, bottom left (Friday mosque, Yazd, Iran. Prayer hall, colouring from here,) of Degeorge, G Ěerard and Porter. The Art of the Islamic Tile, Paris, 2002. ISBN 208010876. [degeorge2] {}(1325-34AD, 725-34AH)
- Figure 26. Left-hand motif (No colouring in the original) of A. J. Lee. Islamic star patterns, Muqarnas vol. 4. pp182-197 Pressmark PP.8.M, 1987. [lee] {Important paper on star patterns} Available on Internet.
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