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Mathematical Model – Unidentified Polyhedron

Coxeter · Mathematics

A model of stiff beige cardboard depicts an unidentified polyhedron. Black dots and lines at several vertices appear to have been made with black permanent marker.The surface is also marked in places with pencil lettering.

Accession Number: 2016.mat.13

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Primary Materials: Cardboard


Several sides are marked respectively in pencil by the letters “A”, “B”, “C”, and “D”

Dimensions (cm): Longest dimension = 8 cm

Function: Pedagogical mathematical model.


Good: the surface is slightly smudged and several corners appear worn, though it is not clear whether this occurred after its construction.

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Manufacturer: Unknown, likely locally made.

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