Summary: A small Aboriginal engraving site with two kangaroos, three fish, an eel and a shield, which is part of a series of ten sites documented by Ian Sim near the Milyerra Trail.

Near the Milyerra Trail is a small collection of Aboriginal engravings, which forms part of a series documented by Ian Sim. A wallaby is described as having a “flat head, rounded face, slit mouth, 2 pointed ears, thin neck, broad body with arched back ending in a vertical section adjoining the tail, convex belly, conical foreleg sloped slightly forward, straight hind leg with conical foot forward at a right angle, short straight tail in in line with body“.

awat7706 lr Milyerra Trail - Wallabies, Eels and Fish

A second wallaby or kangaroo is described as being in a leaping pose, with “flat head, rounded face, no eyes, 1 pointed ear, medium body with arched back, concave belly line continued down hind leg, straight conical foreleg sloped backward, truncated and incurved hind leg, no genital sac, straight tail

awat7710 lr Milyerra Trail - Wallabies, Eels and Fish

The site also has engravings of three fish, a shield and an eel.

AWAT0544 LR Milyerra Trail - Wallabies, Eels and Fish
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