027 Statue of Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum,
Sculpture of a half-arsed man, rearing over a dead Greek
Carved out of bronze around BC, these beautiful figures continue to generate huge controversy around the world and led to a passionate debate about the truth of the Bible.
It is covered with sums but also some of the world’s earliest writing – about beer rationing.
Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, looks at how humans invented Bio-Deplorable washing powder.