The People Of The British Museum

Episodes

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01Mummies, Myths And Magic

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Danny Danziger explores the wealth of treasures held in the vast collections.

Through the eyes of its employees, Danny Danziger explores the wealth of treasures held in the vast collections.

02Storehouse Of Knowledge

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Danny Danziger visits the cuneiform tablet collection to meet Dr Irving Finkel.

Danny Danziger visits the cuneiform tablet collection to meet Dr Irving Finkel, who can decipher the ancient inscriptions.

03Heavenly Houses

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Danny Danziger meets the long-serving curator of clocks and watches, David Thompson.

Danny Danziger meets the long-serving curator of clocks and watches, David Thompson, and tours the beautiful collections.

04Art Of The Sword

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Assistant Paul Martin talks to Danny Danziger about the Japanese weaponry collection.

Danny Danziger meets assistant Paul Martin who talks about his dream job - looking after the Japanese weaponry collection.

05Treasure And Healing

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Danny Danziger visits the coin and medal collections, with a tea-tray sized Swedish coin.

Danny Danziger visits the coin and medal collections, with a Swedish coin the size of a tea-tray and millions of art prints.