Zariski closure of the boundary of a closed convex subset of ${\mathbb R}^n$

Let $\eta$ be a closed convex subset of ${\mathbb R}^n$ of convex dimension $n$ (not necessarily compact) with nonempty boundary $\partial \eta$. Then $\eta$ is an $n$-dimensional topological manifold with boundary and therefore $\partial \eta$ of $\eta$ is an $(n-1)$-dimensional submanifold of ${\mathbb R}^n$. Suppose that $\partial \eta$ is contained in an algebraic hypersurface in ${\mathbb R}^n$, so that the Zariski closure $V$ of $\partial \eta$ is not all of $\mathbb R^n$. Does it follow that all of the irreducible components of $V$ are $(n-1)$-dimensional as irreducible subvarieties of $\mathbb R^n$? (Equivalently, must the ideal of all polynomials in $\mathbb R[X_1, X_2, \ldots, X_n]$ vanishing on $\partial \eta$ be principal?) Also, must $\partial \eta$ be a CW-complex?