Summary: The Boomerang Headed Men Cave has a number of kangaroos and men drawn in white and red ochre. Many of the Aboriginal rock art motifs are quite weathered.

The sandy floor and weathered walls of this high but shallow sandstone shelter make it an unlikely location for Aboriginal rock art.

AWAT0250 LR Boomerang Headed Men Cave

However, the Boomerang Headed Men Cave near in the McPherson State Forest has over 15 motifs. Drawn in white and red ochre, they consist mostly of kangaroos and men.

AWAT0258 LR Boomerang Headed Men Cave

Some of the men have triangular or boomerang-shaped heads.

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Many of the figures are very weathered, and hard to make out.

Boomerang Headed Men Cave - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

Located to the north-west of Sydney, just south of the Dharug and Yengo National Parks, Maroota has a high concentration of (known) Aboriginal sites. Many more Aboriginal heritage sites are located in the Marramarra National Park. The original inhabitants of the area were the Darug people.
Over 40 sites have been recorded within the park; many were located along the river bank and were flooded by the building of the weir in 1938.
Many sites Aboriginal engraving sites across the inner suburbs of Sydney have been destroyed or are very weatheredl. The sites which remain are isolated from their natural environment.
Over a hundred Aboriginal sites have been recorded in the Hornsby region, with many of these in the Berowra Valley National Park and around the suburb of Berowra.
A review of different techniques for photographing Aboriginal rock art. This includdes oblique flash, chain and planar mosaic imaging which combines hundreds of overlapping photos.
There are over 350 Aboriginal engraving and sites recorded in the Central Coast region, many of these in the Brisbane Water National Park.
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