Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Eight-Sided Double Pyramid

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Eight-Sided Double Pyramid

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This tan paper model has sixteen triangular faces. Eight come together at one vertex, and eight others at an opposite vertex, with a regular octahedron around the middle. The object may be called an eight-sided double pyramid.
A tag reads: 294. Another mark reads: 2/12/30.
Compare MA.304723.161 and MA.304723.596.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1930 02 12
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 6 cm x 14.5 cm x 7 cm; 2 3/8 in x 5 23/32 in x 2 3/4 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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