Summary: A very weathered Aboriginal engraving of a man, on a sloping rock. It is one of a series of ten sites near the Milyerra Trail documented by Ian Sim.

It’s very hard to make out the details of this Aboriginal engraving, a man with upstretched arms. (One of two men in close proximity, this one has no penis.)

AWAT0486 LR Milyerra Trail - Man without Penis

The site was first recorded by Ian Sim, and then documented in more detail by McCarthy who described the figure as being “upright, broad half oval head, tilted to his left, 2 eyes, no neck, arms upraised, right arm bent upward at a right angle, pointed end, left arm truncated but bent upward slightly at elbow, right side of body straight, left-side convex, straight legs wide apart, left leg narrows from knee to ankle, feet outward, right foot convex and pointed, no heel, left foot flat and conical, hell [sic], no penis.”

AWAT0502 LR Milyerra Trail - Man without Penis
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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

A review of different techniques for photographing Aboriginal rock art. This includdes oblique flash, chain and planar mosaic imaging which combines hundreds of overlapping photos.
Located to the north-west of Sydney, just south of the Dharug and Yengo National Parks, Maroota has a high concentration of (known) Aboriginal sites. Many more Aboriginal heritage sites are located in the Marramarra National Park. The original inhabitants of the area were the Darug people.
Over 40 sites have been recorded within the park; many were located along the river bank and were flooded by the building of the weir in 1938.