Mark Dion Archaeology – Tate Thames Dig

Tate Modern
London SE1 9TG

In 1999, artist Mark Dion and a team of local volunteers combed the forehsore of the river in front of Tate Modern, and Tate Britain. The collection of material remains, the artefacts buried within the Thames tells the story of London’s rich industrial and cultural history.

Mark Dion Tate Thames Dig 1999 Wooden cabinet, porcelaine, earthenware, metal, animal bones, glass and 2 maps 105 x 145 x 50 inches; 266 x 370 x 126 cm © Mark Dion Courtesy of the artist and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York