Detail. Grant Wood (American, 1892–1942), Death on the Ridge Road, 1935, oil on Masonite, Gift of Cole Porter,
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How did the cuneiform objects get here?

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As with our pieces from the Bolles-Rogers family and John Davis Hatch, sometimes the story behind how objects came into the museum’s collection or life events of the donors can be very interesting. Dr. John Henry Haynes donated to the museum thirty-six Mesopotamian clay objects with cuneiform inscriptions.

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