Summary: A long and deep shelter near the Taber Trig, with charcoal drawings (documented by Campbell) and red hand stencils

Near Taber Trig is a long and deep shelter, containing Aboriginal art which was originally documented by W.D. Campbell in 1899.

At the back of the shelter, Campbell described charcoal drawings of a man or deity, a wallaby and a third figure, which may also be a wallaby.

SWA PLATE XX Fig 7 Taber Trig Shelter

The man is still visible on the back of the shelter.

AWAT1021 LR Taber Trig Shelter

Also visible is the charcoal drawing of the kangaroo.

AWAT1017 LR Taber Trig Shelter

As well as the charcoal drawings, the shelter has six red ochre hand stencils.

Also noted in a later recording are vertical yellow markings.

AWAT1023 LR Taber Trig Shelter

Just below the shelter is a small Aboriginal engraving site, which includes a kangaroo and fish.

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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area protects over 3,000 known Aboriginal heritage sites, and many more which are yet to be recorded. This area includes the Blue Mountains National Park, Gardens of Stone, Wollemi National Park and Yengo National Park.