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Maltese Cross

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An irregular Dodecahedron Cross shaped like a $+$ sign but whose points flange out at the end: $\maltese$. The conventional proportions as computed on a $5\times 5$ grid as illustrated above.

See also Cross, Dissection, Dodecahedron


Frederickson, G. ``Maltese Crosses.'' Ch. 14 in Dissections: Plane and Fancy. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 157-162, 1997.

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