Summary: A weathered Aboriginal engraving of two wallabies (or kangaroos) on a sloping rock platform

Close to the Porto Gully Man and Woman are two wallabies (as well as some fish). They were documented in 1967 in a detailed report by J.C. Lough in 1967, which was conducted to identify carving sites in the vicinity of the Sydney to Newcastle freeway. However, there was a never a site sketch showing the wallabies or fish, and the two wallabies were only re-located in 2018 (the fish have not been “found”).

AWAT8450 LR stitch2 LR Porto Gully Two Wallabies

Located on a sloping section of rock and weathered, it’s difficult to make out the entire outline of the two macropod bodies.

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