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3 Mar 2024 17:13:31 EST (-0500)
  Re: Roman Dodecahedron  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 2 Feb 2024 02:24:50
Message: <65bc98c2@news.povray.org>
Op 01/02/2024 om 17:34 schreef MichaelJF:
> Am 01.02.2024 um 09:32 schrieb Thomas de Groot:
>> An improved lighting and a different texturing.
>>
> Very nice work! I like the first better. It comes close to one of the 
> originals:
> 
>
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Roman_dodecahedron#/media/File:Schwarzenacker_Pentagondodekaeder1.jpg
> 
Thanks Michael! Correct, but I like to play with different possibilities.

> One always learn new aspects of the Romans and I have no new idea about 
> the purpose of these artefacts. But some of the speculations are very 
> amusing...
> 
> I could only find the following measures (archived German site):
> 
> https://web.archive.org/web/19991105212519/http://www.cpu.lu/gka/d_bgr/d_bgr.htm
> 
> Unfortunately, the images were not saved by the wayback machine.
> 
I missed that one somehow. In total, over different sites, I come to a 
range of about 4cm to about 11cm in diameter.

-- 
Thomas


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