Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Regular Tetrahedron Inscribed in a Cube

Description:

This cut and glued tan paper model of a regular tetrahedron is inscribed in a cut and folded paper cube. The edge along which the cube opens is marked: X. It also is marked in pencil: 3 7/8. The lingth of the side of the cube is roughly 3 7/8".

Maker: Wheeler, Albert Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Worcester

Subject: Mathematics

Subject:

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Credit Line: Gift of Louise D. Campbell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0102.270Catalog Number: 1979.0102.270Accession Number: 1979.0102

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9.8 cm x 9.8 cm x 9.8 cm; 3 27/32 in x 3 27/32 in x 3 27/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-5f51-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_904994

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