Summary: Located on the edge of a ledge, with views over Garigal NP, is an Aboriginal engraving site with a couple of quite well-defined shields, a kangaroo and a boomerang.

Three shields stand out quite distinctively on a broad ledge overlooking Deep Creek valley.

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The third shields has a corrected outline at one end.

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Abvoe the shields is a leaping wallaby or kangaroo with its toes shown on the hind legs.

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Beside it is a hunting boomerang.

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The engravings were said to represent a hunting scene (McCarthy 1954), and form part of a series of seven sites 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
  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)
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