QuarryScapes was the first project of its kind to address the importance of ancient quarry landscapes and raise  awareness of the urgent needs for protecting such sites. QuarryScapes developed scientific and practical methodologies for documentation, characterization and conservation of ancient quarry landscapes, raised the awareness of their significance and vulnerability and contributed to legal protection measures and sustainable management. Through case studies in Egypt, Jordan and Turkey; the project  addressed the development of theoretical and practical methods pertaining to the major steps in the process of conservation: from recognition, investigation and assessment of significance, risks understandings, developing sound conservation and monitoring concepts, and suggesting mechanisms for sustainable management. The project was subdivided in ten work packages.