Roman mosaic, Ostie
data15/S7C
(Click on image for high-quality PDF version)
Geometry
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *2222 (pmm).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 60°.
- Contains one regular two-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 60°.
- Contains one regular hexagon.
- The tiling does not satisfy the two-colour condition.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 54 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Pl 213 (a,b,c) (Ostie, Catane, Carthage) of Catherine Balmelle .... Le deÌcor geÌomeÌtrique de la mosaiÌque romaine, Paris, Picard, 2002. ISBN 270840624. [balmelle] {2 vols}
- Plate 7c (Agra, India) of Susan Stronge. Indian Architectural Designs, Harry N Abrams, Inc, 1989. ISBN 081093905. [stronge] {A collection of 30 screen designs from the Victoria and Albert Museum.}
v54