Sultan Han, Kayseri
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Geometry
- 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 pentagon.
- Contains 6 regular five-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 72°.
- Contains one regular 10-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 72°.
- There are 9 non-regular reflective tiles (including 2 kites).
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has two finite interlaces and two infinite interlaces with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 443 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Plate 111 (Sultan Han, Kayseri, Turkey) of Sonia P, Seherr-Thoss. Design and color in Islamic architecture; Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, Smithsonian Institution, 1968. [seherr] {312p}(1229AD, 626AH)
- Page 332, Fig. 237b (Shamsiya madrasah, Yazd, Iran) of Jay Bonner. Islamic Geometric Patterns, Springer, 2016. ISBN 978144190216. [bonner] {}(1329-30AD, 729-30AH)
- Page 332, Fig. 237b (Ulugh Beg madrasah, Samarkand, Central Asia) of Jay Bonner. Islamic Geometric Patterns, Springer, 2016. ISBN 978144190216. [bonner] {}(1417-20AD, 820-3AH)
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