Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Rhombicuboctahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Rhombicuboctahedron

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Description
The faces of this cut and taped brown paper model are eight equilateral triangles and eighteen squares. It is an Archimedean solid. A mark in pencil reads: VII. Wheeler considered it to be VII among the Archimedean solids and 12 in his general numbering scheme.
Reference:
Magnus J. Wenninger, Polyhedron Models, Cambridge: The University Press, 1971, p. 27.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Rhombicuboctahedron
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.3 cm x 7.3 cm x 7.3 cm; 2 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in
ID Number
1979.0102.295
accession number
1979.0102
catalog number
1979.0102.295
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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