Tomb of Moulay Ishmael, Meknes
data190/MOR0808
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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 22.5°.
- Contains four regular two-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 45°.
- Contains 6 regular 8-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 90°.
- Contains one regular 16-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 45°.
- There are 14 non-regular reflective tiles (including 2 kites and one dart) and two reflective pairs.
- 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 1571 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Photo by David Wade: MOR 0808 (Tomb of Moulay Ishmael, Meknes, Morocco) of David Wade. Website: patterninislamicart.com, UK, 2015. [wadei] {Website}(18th century AD)
- Fig 6.4, photo of Brian Wichmann and David Wade. Islamic Design: a Mathematical Approach, Springer, 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-69. [ww] {}
Photographs
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