Workers building a new railway in London have unearthed 13 skeletons thought to be victims of the Black Death plague that swept through Europe in the 14th century, archaeologists said on Friday.
Photo issued on March 15, 2013 shows a Crossrail archaeologist uncovering a skeleton found in a tunnel shaft in London. Thirteen skeletons thought to be victims of the Black Death plague which swept Britain over 600 years ago have been dug up by workers on the £15 billion Crossrail project in London, archaeologists said Friday.
The remains were dug up at Charterhouse Square in central London during excavation work for the city's pound sterling15 billion ($22.7 billion, 17.4 billion euro) Crossrail project.
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