A History of the World in 100 Objects - objects related to religion.
Neil MacGregor tells the story of one of the world's best known figures, the Buddha.
Neil MacGregor with a model of a llama - the animal behind the Inca Empire.
Neil MacGregor discusses one of the extraordinary giant figures from Easter Island.
Neil MacGregor examines a sculpture of a goddess made by the Huastec people of Mexico.
Neil MacGregor examines a reliquary made for a thorn from Christ's crown of thorns.
Neil MacGregor looks at a beguiling statue of the Buddhist deity Tara.
Neil MacGregor tells the story of a 14th-century icon from the Byzantine Empire.
Neil Macgregor with a powerful symbol from Shia Iran.
Neil MacGregor examines a stone sculpture of the Hindu deity Shiva and his consort Parvati
Neil MacGregor examines a stone head of the Buddha from Borobudur on the island of Java.
Neil MacGregor tells the story of a bronze mirror found in a sacred pond in Japan.
Neil MacGregor delves into the history of an artefact from Korea.
Two gold coins from Syria which sum up one of history's greatest political upheavals.
A mysterious bronze hand helps tell the story of religious belief in Arabia before Islam.
Neil MacGregor encounters one of the earliest images of Christ.