Alhambra, Sala de las dos Hermanas

T01379 = data172/E53
data172/E53
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Occurs on arch jambs at entrances to east and west side chambers of the Sala de las Dos Hermanas. Colours of the graphic are approximately correct, but originals have alternating green and honey-brown 8-rosettes. A similar mosaic remains on the floor between the arch jambs at the entrance to the Mirador de Lindaraja. This is now much worn away, and little of the original colour is left.

Geometry

References

Publications referenced:
  1. Photo by David Wade: SPA 1209 (Alhambra, Sala de las Dos Hermanas, Spain) from [wadei] (1354-62AD, 755-63AH)
  2. Page 41 and 53 (The colours from photo but preserving symmetry, Spain) from [escher]
  3. Plate 3 (c) (West wall in The Hall of the Two Sisters, Spain) from [abas]
  4. Vol 2, page 285 (Detail of door, Royal Palace, Fez, Morocco) from [paccard]
  5. Vol 2, page 288 (Detail of door, Royal Palace, Marrakesh, Morocco) from [paccard]
  6. Vol 2, page 398 (Marrakesh, Dar Beida, ceiling panel, Morocco) from [paccard]

Photographs

Collections of similar tilings

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