Geometric Model, L. Brill No. 186. Ser. 15 No. 4, Projection of a Polytope (Twenty-Four Cell)


This wire and thread model of the net of a ploytope consists of an octahedron surrounding a fourteen-faced polyhedron. Vertices of these two polyhedra are linked by red threads. There is also a smaller octahedron which fits inside the fourteen-faced figure. Yellow threads join the two inner polyhedra.


L. Brill, Catalog, 1892, p. 31, 88.

Date Made: 1892

Maker: L. Brill

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany: Hesse, Darmstadt

Subject: Mathematics


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Credit Line: Gift of Wesleyan University

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0112.146Catalog Number: 1985.0112.146Accession Number: 1985.0112

Object Name: Geometric Modelgeometric model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)string (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 cm x 12.5 cm x 12.5 cm; 3 15/16 in x 4 29/32 in x 4 29/32 in


Record Id: nmah_694022

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