Summary: A clearly defined decorated shield and boomerang near the Waratah Track

Not far off the Waratah Trail is a clearly defined shield with line design and dotted decoration all over its surface, and a (returning) boomerang. It’s part of a series of Aboriginal engraving sites referred to by McCarthy as the Arden Trig group.

Shield and boomerang near Waratah Track (Arden Trig engravings)
AWAT0162 LR Waratah Trail Shield and Boomerang

Nearby are two mundoes and a third engraving, which may be a mundoe (footprint) or an oval.

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