From Mesopotamian jewelry and Shang Dynasty vessels, to the US Constitution and the first iPhone, discover how humans created their world from the objects they left. With stunning, exclusive photography, this unique view of history reveals the objects that our ancestors treasured and what gave each culture its own identity. Packed with timelines and maps that make it easy to compare how people lived at different times and in different parts of the world. Hardcover, 480 pages. Amazing color photos throughout.