Summary: Aboriginal engraving of a seal, sea lion or dugong, near the edge of a large rock platform below Taber Trig

One of a few Aboriginal engraving sites on a large rock platform below the Taber Trig, this figure was described by R.H. Mathews in 1895 as a “strange-looking figure” and by W.D. Campbell in 1899 as “somewhat resembling a sea leopard”. It has also been described as a dugong.

AWAT8838 LR Taber Trig (East) SealAWAT8839 LR Taber Trig (East) Seal

Next to the seal, sea lepoard or dugong is a fish; it’s tail is hard weathered and hard to make out.

AWAT8830 LR Taber Trig (East) Seal

The “head” of the seal-like animal and its pointed flippers are fairly distinct, but the bottom half (including what were described as two pointed fins) are very weathered.

AWAT8843 LR Taber Trig (East) Seal
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