Summary: A small but deep cave in Mt Ku-ring-gai has four clearly-stencilled hand prints in ochre.

Located at the base of a long cliff is a relatively small but deep shelter. It’s one of many caves along the cliff-line. (Only one cave appears to contain art; several others would appear to be suitable, and another has some markings that may be hand-drawn.)

There are four distinct hand-prints in red ochre, all of which appear to be of left hands.

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While there is minimal graffiti within the cave, a hearth has been carved out from the sandstone.

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Kilmory Place Shelter - Site Summary

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