This painted paper model is described in the display at the Department of Mathematics as “Compound of 5 Cubes with the vertices of a dodecahedron, each used twice, and the face-planes of a triacontahedron.”
Accession Number: 2016.mat.2
Primary Materials: Cardboard
Dimensions (cm): Longest dimension = 26cm
Function: Pedagogical math model
Date of Manufacture: c. 1960
These models existed at the Dept. of Mathematics during the tenure of Dr. H.S.M. Coxeter, who provided the comments below.
“It is interesting to see that this is another kind of stellation. Each cube has 6 faces, so the 5 together have 30 faces, and they are in positions of the edges of a dodecahedron and icosahedron.” H.S.M. Coxeter, March 10, 2000