Polyhedron Model by Martin Berman, Augmented Truncated Cube

On one of the octagonal faces of a truncated cube are five squares and four equilateral triangles. The faces of the model thus are five regular octagons, five squares, and twelve equilateral triangles.
On Berman's models of regular-faced convex polyhedra, see 1978.1065.01.
Currently not on view
Object Name
geometric model
date made
Berman, Martin
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 12.8 cm x 12.6 cm x 16.5 cm; 5 1/32 in x 4 31/32 in x 6 1/2 in
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Regular-Faced Convex Polyhedra
Berman Models
Science & Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Berman Models
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Martin Berman
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