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Szilassi Polyhedron

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A Polyhedron which is topologically equivalent to a Torus and for which every pair of faces has an Edge in common. This polyhedron was discovered by L. Szilassi in 1977. Its Skeleton is equivalent to the seven-color torus map illustrated below.

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The Szilassi polyhedron has 14 Vertices, seven faces, and 21 Edges, and is the Dual Polyhedron of the Császár Polyhedron.

See also Császár Polyhedron, Toroidal Polyhedron


Eppstein, D. ``Polyhedra and Polytopes.''

Gardner, M. Fractal Music, Hypercards, and More Mathematical Recreations from Scientific American Magazine. New York: W. H. Freeman, pp. 118-120, 1992.

Hart, G. ``Toroidal Polyhedra.''

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