Engravings are outlines or filled-in figures, created on rock surfaces by pecking, hammering or scraping.
The sandstone around Sydney is rich in engraving sites, with a unique style of outlined figures. To see some good examples, try the following spots:
As with paintings and drawings, the engraving style is very different in western NSW. Mutawintji National Park has an engraving site which can be visited with a guide.
Page last updated: 26 April 2013