Bourgoin, Plate 1
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Extremely common throughout Islam. Early sources are: Ibn Tulun mosque (876-79) at Cairo. Madinat al-Zahra palace (936-76) near Cordoba in Spain
- The symmetry group of the tiling is 632 (p6).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 60°.
- Contains one regular hexagon.
- Contains one regular 6-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 60°.
- There are no non-regular reflective pairs and one tile with no mirror image.
- The tiling does not satisfy the two-colour condition.
- The tiling is not edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 79 polygons.
- Page 347 (Figure 7.2.5 (b) which is homeomeric but not diffeomeric) from [gands]
- Page 81 (d) from [wade]
- Photo by David Wade: EGY 1025 (al-Husayn, Cairo, Egypt) from [wadei]
- Photo by David Wade: EGY 1615 (al-Maridani, Cairo, Egypt) from [wadei]
- Plate 1 from [bourgoin]