5/5 Neil MacGregor examines a collection of tomb figures from Tang dynasty China.
4/5 Neil MacGregor looks at a beguiling statue of the Buddhist deity Tara.
3/5 Neil MacGregor examines an engraved crystal and royal intrigue at the heart of Europe.
2/5 Neil MacGregor on mysterious faces from a harem in an ancient city north of Baghdad.
1/5 A disturbing, bloody image from the ancient Mayan civilisation.