On Neil's first visit to the British Museum he was intrigued by the Mummy of Hornedjitef.
Making Us Human (2,000,000 - 9000 BC)
Mummy of Hornedjitef
Olduvai Stone Chopping Tool
Two million years ago in Tanzania, a chipped stone marked the emergence of modern humans.
Neil MacGregor on early humans as they slowly begin to move beyond their African homeland.
Neil MacGregor on the story of the Swimming Reindeer, a carving dating back 13,000 years.
Clovis Spear Point
Neil MacGregor on a hunting weapon dating from the earliest North American settlement.
The Soviet Union
War and the Soviet economy from 1920 – 1940
Christian Carlisle takes an in depth look at the rich musical heritage of the region.
The death of Brazil's Getulio Vargas
How the influential Brazilian leader took his own life rather than submit to the military
War and the French Economy from 1920 – 1940.
Capgras: the 'Illusion of Doubles'
Clincial psychologist Daniel Freeman explores cases of delusion.