Roman mosaic, Gloucester
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For the version without interlacing, see Roman Mosaic, Gloucester.
Geometry
- The symmetry group of the tiling is 4*2 (p4g).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 45°.
- Contains one regular two-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 45°.
- Contains three regular octagons.
- There are one non-regular reflective pairs and no tiles with no mirror image.
- The tiling does not satisfy the two-colour condition.
- The tiling is not edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 256 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Fig 11.12c of Brian Wichmann and David Wade. Islamic Design: a Mathematical Approach, Springer, 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-69. [ww] {}
- Page 86, Figure 22 (Mosaic from Gloucester, colouring not known, with interlacing) of D S Neal. Roman mosaics in Britain, Society for the Promotion of Roman studies, 1981. ISBN 090776414. [neal] {Beautiful publication.}
- Pl 178 (b) (Timgad) of Catherine Balmelle .... Le deÌcor geÌomeÌtrique de la mosaiÌque romaine, Paris, Picard, 2002. ISBN 270840624. [balmelle] {2 vols}
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