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الْحَمْرَاء ‎. The Alhambra Palace and The Geometric Ornamentation. The Court of The Lions. The tilework from Alhambra (Translational Symmetry). Mirror Reflections. Keeps pattern's appearance unchanged Half-turn rotations(center A) Quarter-turn rotation(center B). Glide reflection - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • The Alhambra Palace and The Geometric Ornamentation

  • The Court of The Lions

  • The tilework from Alhambra (Translational Symmetry)

  • Mirror ReflectionsGlide reflection The line of reflection (labeled g) is located half-way between the vertical mirrors(labeled m)Keeps pattern's appearance unchangedHalf-turn rotations(center A)Quarter-turn rotation(center B)

  • Third-turn (360/3=120 degrees)Rotational SymmetriesHalf-turn (360/2=180degrees)Rotational SymmetriesQuarter-turn (360/4=90degrees)Rotational Symmetries

  • Sources :www.catnaps.org/islamic/geometry.htmlwww.catnaps.org/islamic/geometry2.htmlwww.moroccanmotifs.com/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/ALHAMBRATILING.257182758.pdfhumis.utah.edu/humis/docs/organization_948_1160423370.pdf

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