5 Tetrahedra in one. Platonic figure of 12 triangles.
One of the platonic solids.
Made in wood with aged finish.
Plato postulated the creation of the Universe on the geometrical basis of 5 elements, 5 regular polyhedra that correspond to the elements. They are also known as Platonic bodies, cosmic bodies, Pythagorean solids, perfect solids, Plato’s polyhedra.
The Platonic solids are: The cube or hexahedron (Earth), the icosahedron (water), the octahedron (air), the tetrahedron (fire) and the dodecahedron (ether or universe).