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Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Compound of Ten Tetrahedra

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Compound of Ten Tetrahedra

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Description
Wheeler made several models of intersecting polyhedra, including this white plastic cut and glued model showing the union of ten tetrahedra.
A mark reads: 396 (/) Ic (/) 10T
Compare MA.304723.119, MA.304723.223 and MA.304723.229. For a different compound of ten tetrahedra, see MA.304723.108.
Reference:
Magnus J. Wenninger, Polyhedron Models, Cambridge: The University Press, 1971, p. 45.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
white (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 11 cm x 12.8 cm x 13.5 cm; 4 11/32 in x 5 1/32 in x 5 5/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.229
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.229
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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