Summary: An Aboriginal engraving site near the Topham Trail, which has two overlapping men.

At the end of a long and narrow rock platform west of the Topham Trail is an Aboriginal engraving site. The two men were described as having “arms out horizontally, each with some sort of high belt (above navel) with a kind of dilly bag or something attached, hanging away from the body”.

AWAT5127 LR Topham Track Men engraving

You see the “dilly bag” across the body of the man on the left.

AWAT5167 LR Topham Track Men engraving

Topham Track Men engraving - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

Located to the north-west of Sydney, just south of the Dharug and Yengo National Parks, Maroota has a high concentration of (known) Aboriginal sites. Many more Aboriginal heritage sites are located in the Marramarra National Park. The original inhabitants of the area were the Darug people.
A review of different techniques for photographing Aboriginal rock art. This includdes oblique flash, chain and planar mosaic imaging which combines hundreds of overlapping photos.
Over 40 sites have been recorded within the park; many were located along the river bank and were flooded by the building of the weir in 1938.
Many sites Aboriginal engraving sites across the inner suburbs of Sydney have been destroyed or are very weatheredl. The sites which remain are isolated from their natural environment.
Over a hundred Aboriginal sites have been recorded in the Hornsby region, with many of these in the Berowra Valley National Park and around the suburb of Berowra.
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