Summary: A lesser-known site featuring seven shields, located below the "Seven Rabbits" (Woy Woy) site

On another rock platform below the infamous “Dancing Rabbits” engraving site on Woy Woy Road is another, less documented site with a group of shield engravings. These were described by Ian Sim as: “two irregularly shaped objects about three feet long, and, 50 feet south-east a boomerang (?) and seven shields. Three of these have the usual design of a single longitudinal line and double transverse line, one is plain, another has a longitudinal line and one transverse line, and the last has two transverse lines and two pits like a pair of eyes at the end“. A depiction of multiple shields was suggested by McCarthy to represent a scenario where the men are in a camp, resting or sharpening axes. shields1 Seven Shields (Woy Woy) There’s another set of engravings on the next rock platform along the spur, which include a very faint kangaroo, and a man with a boomerang across his waist. awat6408 lr Seven Shields (Woy Woy)

Seven Shields (Woy Woy) - Site Summary

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