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Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, One-Sided Polyhedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, One-Sided Polyhedron

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Description
This pink cut and glued plastic model is in the general shape of a regular octahedron with a triangular pyramid cut out of each side. Two face of pyramids cut out of adjacent faces are coplanar. A paper tag on the model reads: M 25. Another mark reads: 666.
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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)
pink, speckled (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 10.5 cm x 7.6 cm x 7.6 cm; 4 1/8 in x 3 in x 3 in
ID Number
MA.304723.389
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.389
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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