Summary: Below the Shark Rock Ridge in dense scrub is an Aboriginal engraving of a "protective deity, holding up a fish with the right hand"

This Aboriginal rock engraving side below Shark Rock Ridge is on a thin strip of rock surrounded by dense scrub; not a location you would associate with a deity figure. The figure was described by Campbell as “that of the protective deity, holding up a fish with the right hand”. McCarthy later interpreted the site as representing “A mythological incident and a site of sacred importance”.

It’s very hard to see the entire deity or ancestral being, with vegetation and leaf litter encroaching all sides of the figure. You can make out his “bars on upper legs, conical penis… 4-strand belt”.

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