5/5 Neil MacGregor discusses the world's first proper coins that made King Croesus so rich.
4/5 Neil MacGregor considers ancient textiles from Peru.
3/5 A 3,000-year-old Chinese ritual and a bronze burial object.
2/5 How Egypt was conquered by Sudan and how a black sphinx proves it.
1/5 Neil MacGregor's world history continues with images of war made over 2,500 years ago.
5/5 The world of Egypt as ruled by Ramesses II and told through one of his giant statues.
4/5 Neil MacGregor tells the story of a gold cape found in Wales and made over 3500 years ago.
3/5 Neil MacGregor's history arrives at a Minoan treasure and a dangerous hobby from 1700 BC.
2/5 Neil MacGregor describes man's early calculations on an Egyptian papyrus fragment.
1/5 Neil MacGregor gives an account of a great flood much older than the one told in the Bible