An Excavated Snub Cube, with Two of Its “Cousins”

An Excavated Snub Cube

In this variation of the snub cube, twenty of the triangular faces have been excavated with short triangular pyramids. Since the snub cube is chiral, it’s possible to make a compound out of it and its mirror-image:

Compound of enantiomorphic pair of excavated snub cubes

A polyhedron which is somewhat similar to the first one shown here can be produced by faceting a snub cube:

Faceted Snub Cube

Stella 4d was used to create these images. You can find this program at

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