5/5 Neil MacGregor finds the earliest example of writing: a 5,000-year-old tablet about beer.
4/5 Neil MacGregor tells the story of a 6,000-year-old axe found in Kent.
3/5 Neil MacGregor examines stone stamps from the Indus Valley in modern-day Pakistan.
2/5 Neil MacGregor describes the discovery of a set of mosaics from the ancient city of Ur.
1/5 Neil MacGregor investigates a great Pharoah's sandal label.