Roman mosaic, Thurburbo Majus
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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 60°.
- Contains one equilateral triangle.
- Contains one regular two-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 60°.
- Contains one regular 6-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 60°.
- The tiling satisfies the two-colour condition.
- The tiling is not edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 205 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Fig 14.1a of Brian Wichmann and David Wade. Islamic Design: a Mathematical Approach, Springer, 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-69. [ww] {}
- Pl 209 (c) (Thurburbo Majus) of Catherine Balmelle .... Le deÌcor geÌomeÌtrique de la mosaiÌque romaine, Paris, Picard, 2002. ISBN 270840624. [balmelle] {2 vols}
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