A History of the World in 100 Objects - objects related to Art.
Neil MacGregor with a familiar image - Hokusai's The Great Wave.
Neil MacGregor's history of the world tells of a forgotten people of ancient Mexico.
Neil MacGregor examines a magnificent brass head from the African city of Ife.
Neil MacGregor with one of the stars of the British Museum - an Aztec serpent.
Neil MacGregor discusses Durer's Rhinoceros.
Neil MacGregor examines a pair of porcelain vases from Yuan dynasty China.
Neil MacGregor considers the state of human rights - with a David Hockney print.
Neil MacGregor with an African throne - made from decommissioned guns.
Neil MacGregor explores religion and politics in South East Asia - through a shadow puppet
Neil MacGregor with some of the world's most disputed objects - the Parthenon sculptures
Neil MacGregor with an object from the 18th century Chinese Enlightenment - a jade ring.
Neil MacGregor with a miniature painting from Mughal India.
Neil MacGregor discovers the oldest ball game on earth.
Neil MacGregor investigates how humanity's development is reflected in the things it makes