Summary: The Ellis Trig North site at Cottage Point has three boomerangs, a bullroarer and a pierced seal.

A long rock platform with glimpses of Coal and Candle Creek to the north-east has a very faint engraving of three boomerangs; unusual in that the three boomerangs are sword clubs (non-returning boomerangs).

Set of three boomerang and Ellis Trig North site (Cottage Point)IMG 4815 LR highlighted Ellis Trig North (Cottage Point) Aboriginal site

The site also has an engraving of a seal that’s been pierced by a spear, and next to the boomerangs is an oval bullroarer (an unusual motif). The engravngs are all very weathred and difficult to spot.

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