Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hexoctahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hexoctahedron

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Description
This transparent green plastic model has forty-eight equal scalene triangles for faces, arranged in eight groups of six. It is the dual of the truncated cuboctahedron (see MA.304723.063, Wheeler's model 18)..
A mark on the model reads: 754.
Compare MA.304723.281, MA.304723.289, and MA.304723.291.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
green (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 8.5 cm x 10 cm x 9 cm; 3 11/32 in x 3 15/16 in x 3 17/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.291
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.291
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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