Summary: One of two shelters with art (SWA) above McCarrs Creek, which has a large number of hand stencils in red ochre.

A shallow sandstone overhang above McCarrs Creek contains a number of red ochre hand stencils. It’s about 600m from McCarrs Creek Site 2, which also has an impressive number of hand stencils.

AWAT1671 LR McCarrs Creek Site 1 (SWA)

There are about 20 hand stencils, most of which are remarkably well-preserved considering that the shelter does not offer a lot of protection against the elements.

McCarrs Creek Site 1 (SWA) - Site Summary

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