Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Rhombic Dodechahedron Transformable into Two Cubes, Dissected Polyhedron


This paper model consists of a paper rhombic dodecahedron divided into six hinged square pyramids and a central cube. The pyramids can be rearranged to form a second cube the same size as the first. This is Wheeler's model 784. Compare the combined pieces of MA*304723.324 and 1979.0102.122 for a plastic version of this model. Also compare Wheeler's model 769 (MA.304723.292, MA.302723.301 and MA.304723.311).

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.304723.328Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.328

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 9.3 cm x 9.3 cm x 9.3 cm; 3 21/32 in x 3 21/32 in x 3 21/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1068477

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