1/5 Neil MacGregor examines a reliquary made for a thorn from Christ's crown of thorns.
5/5 Neil MacGregor tells the story of a ritual seat from a lost Caribbean culture.
4/5 Neil MacGregor examines a pair of porcelain vases from Yuan dynasty China.
3/5 Neil MacGregor examines a magnificent brass head from the African city of Ife.
2/5 Neil MacGregor examines an extraordinary astronomical instrument.
1/5 Neil MacGregor examines a board game found in the Outer Hebrides.
5/5 Neil MacGregor sifts through broken pot fragments from an African beach.
4/5 Neil MacGregor examines a stone head of the Buddha from Borobudur on the island of Java.
3/5 Neil MacGregor tells the story of a bronze mirror found in a sacred pond in Japan.
2/5 Neil MacGregor with a glass vessel linked with a saintly miracle worker.