Summary: A small Aboriginal engraving site west of Taber Trig. Figures include a kangaroo, fih and six mundoes,

To the west of Taber Trig and just below a large Shelter with Art is a small Aboriginal engraving site, next to a pot hole in the rock platform. A line of six mundoes (footprints) traverse the site; they are thought to point to a nearby site which has two deities.

AWAT8529 LR highlighted Taber Trig (west) Engravings

At one end of the platform is a wallaby or kangaroo, a few indeterminate figures and some mundoes.

AWAT8551 LR Taber Trig (west) EngravingsAWAT8551 LR highlighted Taber Trig (west) Engravings

Just above the wallaby/kangaroo is a fish.

AWAT8544 LR Taber Trig (west) EngravingsAWAT8544 LR highlighted Taber Trig (west) Engravings

The carvings are all fairly distinct, although it’s clear what all of the figures represent.

Taber Trig (west) Engravings - Site Summary

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