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5/5 Neil MacGregor on a hunting weapon dating from the earliest North American settlement.
First broadcast: 22 Jan 2010
4/5 Neil MacGregor on the story of the Swimming Reindeer, a carving dating back 13,000 years.
First broadcast: 21 Jan 2010
3/5 Neil MacGregor on early humans as they slowly begin to move beyond their African homeland.
First broadcast: 20 Jan 2010
2/5 Two million years ago in Tanzania, a chipped stone marked the emergence of modern humans.
First broadcast: 19 Jan 2010
1/5 On Neil's first visit to the British Museum he was intrigued by the Mummy of Hornedjitef.
First broadcast: 18 Jan 2010