Alhambra, Mexuar Patio corridor
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From the Alhambra, incised stucco panel on the east wall of the main stretch of the corridor between the Mexuar Patio and Patio de los Arrayanes.
Geometry
- The symmetry group of the tiling is 442 (p4).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 45°.
- Contains one square.
- Contains one regular 8-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 90°.
- There is one non-regular reflective tile and one tile with no mirror image.
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has no finite interlace and one infinite interlace with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 111 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Andalucia photograph from John Rigby (Alhambra, Mexuar Patio corridor, Spain. No colour in the original) of Not specific. Personal Communication, Information sent to the author, 21c. [pc]
- Fig A.6 of Brian Wichmann and David Wade. Islamic Design: a Mathematical Approach, Springer, 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-69. [ww] {}
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