Neil MacGregor updates his famous radio series with an object chosen to represent 2020.
Neil MacGregor completes his history of humanity, told through the objects it has made
Neil MacGregor retells humanity's history through the objects it has made.
5/5 Neil MacGregor's last object in his world history - a solar-powered lamp and charger.
4/5 Neil MacGregor with a credit card - one that is compliant with Sharia law.
3/5 Neil MacGregor with an African throne - made from decommissioned guns.
2/5 Neil MacGregor considers the state of human rights - with a David Hockney print.
1/5 Neil MacGregor nears the end of his world history - with a Russian revolutionary plate.
5/5 Neil MacGregor with a penny coin defaced by suffragettes with the words "Votes for women".
4/5 Neil MacGregor with a wooden drum from Sudan that Kitchener presented to Queen Victoria.