Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Five Tetrahedra Inscriptible in a Rhombic Dodecahedron


This cut and folded tan paper model represents a compound of five regular tetrahedra inscriptible in a rhombic dodecahedron. A mark on the model reads: Five Tetrahedra (/) inscriptible in (/) a Rhombic (/) Dodecahedron. A paper tag reads: 55.

Maker: Wheeler, Albert Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Worcester

Subject: Mathematics


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Credit Line: Gift of Helen M. Wheeler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MA.304723.097Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.097

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 10 cm x 10 cm x 11.5 cm; 3 15/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 4 17/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1065582

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