Summary: Shelter in Twin Creeks Reserve with cave paintings in red ochre and multiple hand stencils

Within the Twin Creeks Reserve in Turramurra is a long and fairly deep shelter, which contains both paintings and hand stencils.

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Athough the cave has considerable graffiti, most of the art is undamaged.

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The paintings are in red ochre, with a group of three figures being most obvious.

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There are also a number of hand stencils.

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Twin Creeks Reserve SWA - Site Summary

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Twin Creeks Reserve - a short but interesting loop walk | Hiking the World · September 23, 2021 at 8:42 pm

[…] a short detour to look at a cave which has Aboriginal art, including a number of hand stencils (Twin Creeks Reserve SWA). Although (like many of the sites in Ku-ring-gai) it has some graffiti, I’m still amazed how […]

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