Summary: Located along the Kamber Road Trail is an Aboriginal engraving of a man, with upright hands.

Along the Kamber Road Trail is this Aboriginal engraving of a man: “A human figure, probably a man, with his head defined as an oval, two slit eyes and no hands. The bottoms of his feet have weathered away”.

AWAT3864 LR Kamber Road Man

While the outline of the man is “well preserved in the hard ferruginous sandstone”, the grooves are very rough and you can still see the punctures.

A “beautiful little wallaby” is nearby, but has not yet been located.

This site forms part of a series of seven described by McCarthy in this area:

  1. Line of eight fish near West Head Road (S1) – most likely destroyed
  2. Goanna near McCarrs Creek (S2) – not yet found
  3. Daramulan figure and kangaroo (S3) near Duckholes Trail – this site
  4. School of six fish and pregnant woman (S4) in McCarrs Creek – not yet found
  5. Large whale and man (S5) near Mona Vale Road
  6. Shields and wallaby (S6) above Deep Creek – this site
  7. Man along Kamber Trail (S7) – this one
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