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Polyhedron Model by Martin Berman, Augmented Truncated Tetrahedron

Polyhedron Model by Martin Berman, Augmented Truncated Tetrahedron

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Description
In this model, one of the hexagonal faces of a truncated tetrahedron has on it four equilateral triangles and three squares. The faces of the model are thus three regular hexagons, three squares, and eight equilateral triangles.
On Berman's models of regular-faced convex polyhedra, see 1978.1065.01.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
geometric model
date made
1970
maker
Berman, Martin
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 cm x 12 cm x 15.5 cm; 3 17/32 in x 4 23/32 in x 6 3/32 in
ID Number
1978.1065.085
accession number
1978.1065
catalog number
1978.1065.085
Credit Line
Gift of Martin Berman
subject
Regular-Faced Convex Polyhedra
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Berman Models
Science & Mathematics
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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