Summary: An Aboriginal engraving site of a man with upstretched arms near the Milyerra Road Firetrail.

A male figure with oval head and upstretched arms, this Aboriginal engraving is part of series of ten sites near the Milyerra Trail documented by Ian Sim in the 1960s. The male figure is fairly weathered.

Described in detail by McCarthy, the man is “tall, upright, half oval head, no eyes or neck, upraised arms, right one straight broadening towards end, left one slightly curved, 5 fingers on each hand, straight sided body, straight legs very wide apart, feet outward, right one flat and pointed, left one flat and conical, pointed heels and penis”.

figure3 Milyerra Trail - Man with Penis
Image: Sydney Rock Art
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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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.
Over a hundred Aboriginal sites have been recorded in the Hornsby region, with many of these in the Berowra Valley National Park and around the suburb of Berowra.