Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Compound of Three Octahedra


This blue plastic model is a stellated rhombic dodecahedron, with a four-sided pyramid erected on each face of the rhombic dodecahedron. It has forty-eight triangular faces. The model also can be described as a compound of three flattened octahedra.

A mark reads: 583. Another mark reads: 583 (/) DRII.

Compare 1979.0102.106, 1979.0102.107, and 1979.0102.108.

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 Louise D. Campbell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0102.106Accession Number: 1979.0102Catalog Number: 1979.0102.106

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6.5 cm x 6.3 cm x 6.3 cm; 2 9/16 in x 2 15/32 in x 2 15/32 in


Record Id: nmah_904864

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