Oljaito's mausoleum, Sultaniyeh
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Geometry
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *632 (p6m).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 15°.
- Contains one regular three-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 90°.
- Contains one regular 6-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 90° - composed of kites.
- There are two non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite).
- The tiling satisfies the two-colour condition.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 303 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 175 of S J Abas and A S Salman. Symmetries of Islamic Geometrical Patterns, World Scientific, 1993. ISBN 981021704. [abas] {Very many patterns in black and white.}
- Photo 229 (black and white) (Oljaito's mausoleum, Sultaniyeh, Iran. Wooden balcony grill, possibly Safavid) of Arthur Upham Pope. Persian Architecture, Thames and Hudson, 1965. [pope] {Good source book, but weak on geometric tiling patterns}
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