Summary: A small group of Aboriginal engravings on a spur above Maitland bay. The figures include a shark, fish, an eel and a shield.

On a spur above Maitland Bay are a number of Aboriginal engravings, consisting mostly of marine creatures. One small rock has a carving of a fish.

Nearby is an engraving of a shield, with a single longitudinal line.

Another sandstone boulder has four figures, which have been “highlighted” by the local Aboriginal Land Council and NPWS.

There are two

The largest figure is what appears to be a shark.

A single oval (or mundoe) is on a thin rock ledge.

The site was described rather succinctly by Ian Sim: “4 small groups. Several fish, eels, kangaroo, shield, oval, abraded grooves”. The engraving of a kangaroo may be covered by grass or leaves.

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