The story of the discovery in East Anglia and restoration of the most iconic piece of the Sutton Hoo treasure, Britain's richest ever archaeological find.
Among the greatest artistic masterpieces of the ancient world, the Assyrian reliefs depict King Ashburnipal in his favoured practice of hunting lions. Show more
Amongst the most appealing objects in the British Museum is a chess set, perhaps made by 12th century Norwegians and discovered on a beach on the Isle of Lewis. Show more
Series looking at art treasures kept at thr British Museum. An exquisite bronze head caused Europeans to revise their cultural assumptions. Show more
Series about Vienna's cultural artefacts looks at Sigmund Freud's couch - now an iconic piece of furniture and the emblem of psychoanalysis. Show more
Documentary examining the story of Caravaggio's masterpiece The Taking of Christ, which disappeared for 200 years, only to be rediscovered in 1990. Show more
Botticelli's Mystic Nativity is a supremely beautiful vision of maternal love, earthly harmony, and heavenly ecstasy. But the painting also has a dark side. Show more