Fatehpur Sikri, Rajah Birbal's House
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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 45°.
- Contains two regular 8-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 90°.
- There are four non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite).
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has two finite interlaces and one infinite interlace with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 272 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 276, Fig 153 (Malik mosque, Kerman, Iran. Mihrab) of Jay Bonner. Islamic Geometric Patterns, Springer, 2016. ISBN 978144190216. [bonner] {Largest Islamic tile collection in print}(1000-1200AD, 389-596AH)
- Part 2, Plate X (Fatehpur Sikri, Rajah Birbal's House, India. North porch ceiling) of E W Smith,. The Moghul Architecture of Fathpur-Sikri, Archaeological Survey of India, 1896. [smith2] (1571AD, 978AH)
- Photo from M Sakkal (Junblat House, Aleppo, Syria) of Not specific. Personal Communication, Information sent to the author, 21c. [pc]
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