The Klein quartic $\mathcal{Q}$ is cut out of $\mathbb{CP}^2$ by the homogeneous equation $$x^3 y + y^3 z + z^3 x = 0.$$ It has 168 orientation preserving automorphisms and includes several copies of the tetrahedral group (with twelve elements).

Is there a nice way to take the points of $\mathcal{Q}$ in $\mathbb{CP}^2$, map them to $\mathbb{R}^3$ (preserving one of the tetrahedral symmetry groups) and so produce an embedded, compact, genus three surface?

There are already a number of models of the Klein quartic in $\mathbb{R}^3$. So far we've found the two by Joe Christy and Greg Egan (see this webpage by John Baez) and also a version by Carlo Sequin. As far as we (Saul Schleimer and I) can tell, these are all "topological" models and not obtained by mapping from $\mathcal{Q} \subset \mathbb{CP}^2$ in some sensible way.

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