5/5 Neil MacGregor tells the story of a 7,000-year-old Japanese pot and a forgotten people.
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4/5 Neil MacGregor tells the story of a Maize God made of stone by the Mayan people.
3/5 Neil MacGregor considers the state of culture in Egypt before the pharaohs.
2/5 Neil MacGregor continues a material history of human society with the story of two lovers.
1/5 Neil MacGregor investigates early attempts at cookery.