This fantastic series chronicles the world though telling the stories of 100 objects. All available to download for free, and with a massive amount of supporting material and commentary on the website. Thank heaven for the BBC!
Prehistoric spiral carving, Cornwall, England. Labyrinths and mazes have a history that can be traced back over 4000 years. The earliest examples are found carved on rocks in various parts of the world. Labyrinths have been a potent symbol in many cultures for thousands of years but mazes are of more recent origin, evolving from the earlier labyrinths around five hundred years ago