Bou Inania Madrasah, Meknes
data21/P70
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Geometry
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *442 (p4m).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 45°.
- Contains two squares.
- Contains 15 regular two-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 45°.
- Contains three regular 8-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 90°.
- There are 8 non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite) and one reflective pair.
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has four finite interlaces and one infinite interlace with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 421 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 70 of David Wade. Pattern in Islamic Art, Studio Vista, 1976. ISBN 028970719. [wade] {Some beautiful coloured patterns, but source not given.}
- Photo by David Wade: MOR 0909 (Bou Inania Madrasah, Meknes, Morocco) of David Wade. Website: patterninislamicart.com, UK, 2015. [wadei] {Website}
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