Ashrafiyya madrasah, Jerusalem
data212/BON90
(Click on image for high-quality PDF version)
Geometry
- The symmetry group of the tiling is 2*22 (cmm).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 18°.
- Contains 9 regular two-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 72°.
- Contains 6 regular pentagons.
- Contains one regular 10-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 72°.
- There are 10 non-regular reflective tiles (including 2 kites).
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has 8 finite interlaces and no infinite interlace with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 296 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 347, Fig. 258 (Ashrafiyya madrasah, Jerusalem) of Jay Bonner. Islamic Geometric Patterns, Springer, 2016. ISBN 978144190216. [bonner] {Largest Islamic tile collection in print}(1482AD, 887AH)
Photo?
v52