Geometric Model, L. Brill No. 185. Ser. 15 No. 3, Projection of a Polytope (Sixteen-Cell)

Geometric Model, L. Brill No. 185. Ser. 15 No. 3, Projection of a Polytope (Sixteen-Cell)

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Description
This black and yellow string model is of a three dimensional projection of a polytope. It consists of a large wire regular tetrahedron, a smaller wire regular tetrahedron and various strings joining the vertices of the tetrahedra. The edges of the outer tetrahedron is 8 cm. long. There are no labels.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
geometric model
date made
1892
maker
L. Brill
place made
Germany: Hesse, Darmstadt
Measurements
overall: 6.7 cm x 8.2 cm x 7.6 cm; 2 5/8 in x 3 7/32 in x 3 in
ID Number
1985.0112.145
catalog number
1985.0112.145
accession number
1985.0112
Credit Line
Gift of Wesleyan University
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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