Summary: A weathered Aboriginal engraving of a man holding a shield and boomerang. One of a series of sites documented by Fred McCarthy on Mount Murray Anderson.

Near the edge of the same rock platform on Mount Murray Anderson as two large deities, is an Aboriginal engraving of a man holding a shield in one one hand, and a boomerang in the other.

The 10-foot high figure is quite weathered, with the shield being the most distinctive motif.

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