Crossrail excavation work digs up 4,000 skeletons

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Key archaeological discoveries have been made by engineers constructing Crossrail, the east to west rail link through central London.

Investigations have confirmed the presence of up to 4,000 complete skeletons, as well as rare 55- million-year-old amber fragments.

The artefacts can be seen for one day at The Music Room, Grays Antiques in Mayfair.

Eventually, all the items uncovered will be donated to the Museum of London or Natural History Museum.

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