Re: Chinese statuary (was: Re: thoughts on domes and markets)



On Sun, 10 Jan 1999 16:35:05 -0600, you wrote:

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>I did find this image:
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>http://free.prohosting.com/~dparadox/cgi-bin/viewer.pl?photo+08
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>The sphere's surface decorations don't appear geodesic.
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>jmr

That's pretty much the image I was thinking of (good find!).  
To me, the sphere's 3-way weave pattern does indeed appear 
geodesic. That looks like a pentagon over by the left toe 
(mostly we see omnitriangulated hexagons).

Compare with:
http://www.teleport.com/~pdx4d/images/ivory.jpg
(my website).

Kirby





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