Civilisation: Episode 1 - The Skin of Our Teeth

Notre Dame, Paris

Top left: Viking Prow (British Museum)
Top right: Apollo of the Belvedere (original in the Vatican, but TV show at Cast Gallery in the Ashmolean)
Bottom left: Elgin marbles (British Museum)
Bottom right: Triumphal Arch of Orange (Southern France)

Maison Carree, Nimes, southern France

Pont du Gard, southern France

Top left: Visigoth Ludovisi Sarcophagus (Palazzo Altemps, Rome)
Top right: Scythian Golden Deer (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)
Bottom left: Skellig Michael (Ireland)
Bottom roght: Hoen Hoard (Museum of Cultural History, Oslo)

Sutton Hoo treasures: purse lid, sword belt buckle, et al (British Museum)

Iona Abbey, Iona

Top left: Book of Kells (Trinity College Library, Dublin)
Top right: Book of Durrow (British Library)
Bottom left: Lindisfarne Gospels (British Library)
Bottom right: Lindisfarne Gospels (British Library)

Viking mast and post heads (Viking Ship Museum, Oslo)

Viking Ship Museum, Oslo

Baptistère Saint-Jean (Poitiers, western France)

Top left: Bust of Charlemagne (Aachen, Germany)
Top right: Hagia Sophia (Constantinople, Turkey)
Bottom left: Charlemagne on Parade bronze (the Louvre, Paris)
Bottom right: Ivory carving of Gregory the Great (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna)

Above left: Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy
Above right:: Palatine Chapel, Aachen, Germany

Above left: Gospel Book of Otto (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich)
Above right: Gero Crucifix (Cologne)

Above left: Cross of Lothar, Aachen, Germany
Above right: Enamelled pulpit, Aachen, Germany