The project began in 2002 and is directed by Dr. Bjørn Lovén, Associate Fellow in Maritime Archaeology at the University of Southern Denmark. See details and exclusions - The Ancient Harbours of Piraeus: Volume II.
Archaeologists wore chemical-resistant dry-suits and full-face masks with positive-pressure valves to seal themselves.Credit The Zea Harbour Project operates under the auspices of the Danish Institute at Athens and is directed by Dr. Bjørn Lovén. Piraeus (or Peiraieus) was the ancient port of Athens throughout the Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic periods and in fact The builders of the harbours of Piraeus always had defence in mind as Zea was deliberately set back so that the harbour entrance was exposed to attack from the flanking shores. Start by marking "The Ancient Harbours of the Piraeus: Volume I.1.