Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Regular Tetrahedron Inscribed in a Cube

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Regular Tetrahedron Inscribed in a Cube

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Description
This cut and glued tan paper model of a regular tetrahedron is inscribed in a cut and folded paper cube. The edge along which the cube opens is marked: X. It also is marked in pencil: 3 7/8. The lingth of the side of the cube is roughly 3 7/8".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.8 cm x 9.8 cm x 9.8 cm; 3 27/32 in x 3 27/32 in x 3 27/32 in
ID Number
1979.0102.270
catalog number
1979.0102.270
accession number
1979.0102
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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