Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, narrates 100 programmes that retell humanity’s history through the objects we have made. The series spans two million years of history and uses objects from the British Museum’s collection to tell a history of the world, from the earliest times to the present day. This episode: Found in France and dating back 13,000 years, this is a carving of two swimming reindeer. The creator of this carving was one of the first humans to express their world through art. But why did they do it?
The podcast highlight from Forgotten Classic’s episode 108