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Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Compound of Three Octahedra

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Compound of Three Octahedra

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Description
This white plastic model is a stellated rhombic dodecahedron, with a four-sided pyramid erected on each face of the rhombic dodecahedron. It has forty-eight triangular faces. The model also can be described as a compound of three flattened octahedra.
A mark reads: 583 (/) DRII.
Compare 1979.0102.106, 1979.0102.107, and 1979.0102.108.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.8 cm x 5.8 cm x 5.8 cm; 2 9/32 in x 2 9/32 in x 2 9/32 in
ID Number
1979.0102.108
accession number
1979.0102
catalog number
1979.0102.108
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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