Andesites, occurring in the vicinity of Ankara, have been used for constructing the city since the Roman Period or even earlier, until the present time. There are many andesite quarry areas, and an important task is to recognize and characterize the quarries and consumption patterns from the different periods.
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The site is included in work-package 2
The Agustus temple, Ankara, made of andesite.
December 2009 New book: a special volume with papers from the QuarryScapes project soon printed.
November 2008 Final workshop: the third QuarryScapes workshop was held in Aswan 12. - 15. October