First Cities And States (4000 - 2000 Bc), The [A History Of The World In 100 Objects]

Episodes

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01King Den's Sandal Label2010020120200508 (R4)

Neil MacGregor's world history told through objects. Today, a great Pharaoh's sandal label

Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects

01King Den's Sandal Label2010020120200504 (R4)

Neil MacGregor's world history told through objects. Today, a great Pharaoh's sandal label

Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects

02Standard Of Ur2010020220200508 (R4)

Neil MacGregor's global history told through objects. Today, battle scenes from Iraq.

Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects

02Standard Of Ur2010020220200505 (R4)

Neil MacGregor's global history told through objects. Today, battle scenes from Iraq.

Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects

03Indus Seal2010020320200506 (R4)

Neil MacGregor's global history told through objects - stone seals from the Indus Valley.

Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects

04Jade Axe2010020420200507 (R4)

Neil MacGregor's global history told through objects - a 6,000-year-old axe found in Kent.

Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects

05Early Writing Tablet2010020520200508 (R4)

Neil MacGregor explores early writing through a 5,000-year-old tablet about beer!

Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects