Minaret of Jam
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Geometry
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *632 (p6m).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 30°.
- Contains one square.
- Contains one regular hexagon.
- Contains one regular 12-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 30°.
- There are four non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite).
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has three finite interlaces and no infinite interlace with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 475 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 245, Fig. 109f (Minaret of Jam, Afghanistan, Central Asia) of Jay Bonner. Islamic Geometric Patterns, Springer, 2016. ISBN 978144190216. [bonner] {Largest Islamic tile collection in print}(1174-95AD, 569-90AH)
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