Summary: A quite high, long and deep shelter below Linden Ridge in the Blue Mountains, which contains Aboriginal rock art. Some of the charcoal and ochre figures may not be indigenous.

Located on a gully below Linden Ridge, this tall and impressive overhang has the the name “L Barnett” written on the wall, dated 1954, or 1959.

The shelter has a number of charcoal figures that appear to be of indigenous provenance in how they are drawn, although the shapes are unusual. One panel has a large upright human figure, a smaller human and two emu tracks.

There is a also a second, smaller and more weathered human figure.

This figure in this panel, while drawn using a typical infill technique, looks somewhat unusual in it’s shape.

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Another panel has three even more unusual figures – the one on the right is partly outlined in red ochre. There’s also a positive hand print.

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