Aboriginal cave paintings of a large anthropormophic figure and other motifs in a large shelter, near Cliff Oval.

One of a number of Aboriginal art sites recorded in Ku-ring-gai, this is long shelter contains Aboriginal cave paintings.

A large panel of art features a large anthropormophic figure, which has lines radiating from its head (most likely a headdress).

AWAT9921 LR Cliff Oval Shelter (KUR0012)

Additional figures were not deciphered in a heritage study of the site. All the art is in red ochre.

AWAT9932 LR Cliff Oval Shelter (KUR0012)

There is some graffiti on and around the art.

Indigenous sites by National Park

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.
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. The original inhabitants of the Maroota area were the Darug people.
Yengo National Park was an important spiritual and cultural place for the Darkinjung and Wonnarua People for thousands of years, and 640 Aboriginal cultural sites are recorded in the park and nearby areas.
There are over 350 Aboriginal engraving and sites recorded in the Central Coast region, many of these in the Brisbane Water National Park.
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.

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