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Inside the Palace: Secrets at Court (AD 700 - 800)

Episode 11 of 20

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Friday 13 August 2010

Neil MacGregor, the director of the British Museum in London, continues his global history as told through objects from the Museum's collection.

In this episode he is using objects from the collection to gain insight into the private lives of some very powerful people. From inside a harem to inside a Chinese grave, Neil enters the intriguing, even painful, realms of great royal courts of the world.

Producers: Paul Kobrak and Anthony Denselow.

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