Summary: An Aboriginal engraving of half a man, who has been speared in the foot. It's on a small rock platform above Mullet Creek.

An unusual site documented by W.D. Campbell, and later by Ian Sim and Fred McCarthy, this Aboriginal engraving site above Mullet Creek depicts half a man, with a spear in his left foot. It was interpreted by McCarthy as representing “the punishment of a man for an offence against tribal law, and may illustrate a mythological incident or an engraving intended to indicate the punishment for certain offences”.

The man has a “rounded waist, pointed knees, flat and pointed feet outward and sloped downward at 45 degrees, conical penis,with a spear sticking upward diagonally from his left foot”.

There’s a niee view over Brisbane Water National Park from the small rock platform.

Nearby is a very weathered mundoe (footprint), which points in a westerly direction.

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