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Crossrail archaeology finds

Items discovered during archaeology digs at Crossrail worksites across London have gone on show in a special exhibition.

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Bronze Age items are 'significant find'

Crossrail’s Lead Archaeologist Jay Carver said:

“This is a very significant find and the first Bronze Age find on the Crossrail project. We know from other sites nearby that this area was probably crisscrossed by a network of pathways........Although we haven’t identified an actual track way yet, the timbers are similar to those used to make the track ways and certainly show that people were in the area exploiting the woodland. This is a promising find as we continue our search for evidence of a Bronze Age transport route along where London’s newest railway will run.”

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