Following an exceptional year of discoveries on Britain’s largest archaeology programme, our team of archaeologists ran a month-long exhibition where visitors were able to see a selection of recent finds from across the project during our Portals to the Past exhibition.
A selection of recent finds went on display as part of the exhibition at the Crossrail Visitor Information Centre at Tottenham Court Road between 15 February - 15 March 2014.
Between 2009 and 2013 Crossrail has carried out more than 40 archaeological excavations across the central London area. In 2012 we exhibited some of those finds as part of the Bison to Bedlam exhibition.
During our Portals to the Past exhibition more than 50 archaeological finds went on display for the first time, including skulls from Roman London, a Roman cremation pot (which contained remains when discovered), flint used by Londoners 9,000 years ago and items found in a suspected Black Death Plague burial ground.
Throughout this section you can enjoy the results of recent discoveries from Farringdon, Liverpool Street, Pudding Mill Lane, the Limmo Peninsular and from the large tunnel portal sites on the South East section of the project.
Gallery - Crossrail's Portals to the Past archaeology exhibition 2014