Summary: A small shelter with Aboriginal rock art on the wall and ceiling, including birds, men and a woman.

On the the roof of a shelter along Angorawa Creek in Wollemi National Park is a series of five or six birds, drawn in charcoal.

On the wall of the shelter is part of another bird.

Also in charcoal is another figure which may be a human.

This figure appears to be a woman, with breasts below upraised arms.

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A human figure – also with upraised arms – is drawn in red ochre.

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Hard to see arwe some lines in red ochre.

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The shelter is fairly weathered, with only a few smooth surfaces suitable for rock art.

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