Attarine Medersa, Fez
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Revised: Metrics from AJL, v13
The pattern in Burckhardt, but yet to be shown if this occurs in the Alhambra, resembles the construction of the Fez pattern. Similar patterns occur in the Alhambra, but the construction is subtly different. As such, the latter variety occurs as window grilles round the lantern of the Sala de las Dos Hermanas, and window grilles over the main arch into the Cuarto Dorado, at the north end of the Mexuar Patio. It is to be observed that In Islamic style is the p4m equivalent of this pattern from the Attarine Medersa, and Alhambra, Sala de los Ajimeces is the p4m equivalent of the Alhambra versions of the p6m pattern.
- Gold star pattern(photo).
Dynamic build of this pattern.
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *632 (p6m).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 7.5°.
- Contains one regular hexagon.
- Contains one regular 8-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 90°.
- Contains one regular 12-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 60°.
- There are 7 non-regular reflective tiles and one reflective pair.
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has no finite interlace and three infinite interlaces.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 345 polygons.
- Figure 85 (Zellij from Alhambra - location unknown, Spain) from [burckhardt]
- Page 49, Vol 1 (Attarin madrasa, zellij (different colours), Morocco, Fez) from [paccard]
- Page 282 (/2), Vol 2 (Marrakesh, Dar Beida, little door, madrasa, Morocco) from [paccard]
- Page 104 (Qarawiyyin Mosque, Fez, Morocco) from [broug]
- Frontispiece (The original has white interlacing and different colouring) from [critchlow]
Collections of similar tilings