Summary: A long rock overhang which contains numerous art motifs, including a stencilled hand, two macropod figures and some unidentified lines.

A long but fairly shallow rock overhang, the Popran Art 1 Shelter was “discovered” in 2005 by John Appleton, an archaeologist conducting a field survey near the Calga quarry.

The shelter contains numerous art motifs, including two macropod figures and some unidentified lines.

The shelter also contains a number of hand stencils (images enhanced to highlight stencils).

In some cases, the hand stencils are superimposed with charcoal art.

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This panel has at least three hand stencils.

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Cave art and Waterfalls in Popran National Park | Hiking the World · August 28, 2021 at 11:36 pm

[…] In one of these caves we spot some charcoal drawings, although it’s hard to determine what they represent. I discover later (thanks Collette!) that this is the Popran 1 Art shelter. […]

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