A History of the World in 100 Objects is a History Documentary programme.

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A History of the World in 100 Objects

Neil MacGregor retells humanity's history through the objects it has made, selected from the collection of the British Museum . He begins by examining the mummy of Hornedjitef, an Egyptian priest who died around 2,250 years ago and who designed a coffin that he believed would help him navigate his way to the afterlife.

Genre: History Documentary

When is A History of the World in 100 Objects next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 FM April 13th, 1:45pm and on BBC Radio 4 FM April 14th, 1:45pm. See more...

Main Cast

Neil MacGregor