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Thursday, 6 March 2014

Dorset's Viking mass grave skeletons on display in London

About 50 skeletons were found in an old quarry pit at Ridgeway Hill, in Dorset, in 2009, during the construction of the Weymouth relief road.

All had been decapitated - their bodies were thrown into shallow graves with their heads piled up to one side.

Some of the skeletons have now gone on display at the British Museum in London.

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