Summary: Located on the edge of a ledge, with views over Garigal NP, is an Aboriiginal engravnig 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).

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Kamber Road Shields - Site Summary

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