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A History of the World in 100 objects - Food and farming
Neil MacGregor uses a silver pepper pot to tell of the Roman spice trade with India.
Neil MacGregor continues a material history of human society with the story of two lovers.
Neil MacGregor tells the story of a Maize God made of stone by the Mayan people.
Neil MacGregor investigates early attempts at cookery.
Neil MacGregor tells the story of a 7,000-year-old Japanese pot and a forgotten people.
A 3,000-year-old Chinese ritual and a bronze burial object.
Neil MacGregor on a beautiful lacquer cup and the imperial ambitions of Han Dynasty China.
Neil MacGregor explores the early world of the Celts through two bronze drinking flagons.
Neil MacGregor considers the state of culture in Egypt before the pharaohs.
Neil MacGregor tells the story of a Roman silver cup with the power to shock.
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