Subject: cairo tesselation

Name: Joyce DuVall
Who is asking: Teacher
Level: All

I am looking for a picture of the Cairo tesselation, and pictures of the Archimedean duals. Do you know of any good web sites or books?

Hi Joyce,

I tried a few search engines and got the best results from Googol, I found information on Archimedean duals at and at

For "Cairo tesselation" I was less successful. I found a game called the The Cairo Bead Game which is played on a tessellated game board, but I am not sure if this what you are calling the Cairo tesselation. The site is

I hope this helps,
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