Chehel Sotun, Isfahan
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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 15°.
- Contains one regular three-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 90° - composed of kites.
- Contains one regular four-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 60° - composed of kites.
- Contains one regular 6-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 90° - composed of kites.
- There are four non-regular reflective tiles (including 4 kites).
- The tiling does not satisfy the two-colour condition.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 992 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Fig 9 (Chehel Sotun, Isfahan, Iran) of Roberto Orazi. Grate lignee nell'architettura safavide, Roma : IsMEO, 1976. [orazi] {pp245}
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