Bourgoin, Plate 187 (top)
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This pattern appears in the balustrad of the minbar of the Sultan Shah mosque. This minbar is now in the V and A. This pattern is fairly common in the Middle East.
- The symmetry group of the tiling is 2*22 (cmm).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 36°.
- Contains one regular 10-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 72°.
- There are 6 non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite).
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has no finite interlace and two infinite interlaces with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 361 polygons.
- vol 2, page 269, Figure 264 (Mashhad al-Imam 'Awn al-Din Mosul, Iraq) from [sarre] (1248AD, 645AH)
- Photo by David Wade: VA 054 (Sultan Shah mosque, Cairo, Egypt. Now in V and A) from [wadei] (1468-96AD, 872-901AH)
- 1050:1 to 2-1869 (Cairo, Egypt. Minbar) from [vami]
- Photo 167, bottom right, from Internet source (al-shaikh husain sadaqah, 14th century, no colour) from [d-avennes]
- Plate 187 (top) from [bourgoin]
- Plate 62 (Cairo, Egypt, Window) from [collin]
- Vol II (Imarat-e Badgir, Golestan Palace complex, Tehran, Iran) from [booth]
- Vol2, Figure 151 (Cairo, Egypt: minbar doors, mosque of 'Abd al-Gani al-Fakhri) from [wahhab]