Minaret of Jam
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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 hexagon.
- Contains one regular 12-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 30°.
- There are five non-regular reflective tiles.
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has two finite interlaces and no infinite interlace with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 375 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 87 (Minaret of Jam, Afghanistan, Central Asia) of Michael Rogers. The spread of Islam, Elsevier-Phaidon, 1976. ISBN 072900016. [rogers] {Oxford}(1190AD, 585AH)
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