Contact Rock Art

Rock art scenes that depict aspects of cultural contact between indigenous groups and European settlers/colonists.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Camino Real In the Cueva de Avalos, several representations of the Christian cross exist (nom file), also horse carts etc
Kakadu National Park Nanguluwur .....(t)here is also an interesting example of "contact art" depicting a two-masted sailing ship with anchor chain and a dinghy trailing behind. (wiki)
Maloti-Drakensberg Park British soldiers depicted at Main Caves, Giant's Castle
Writing-on-Stone / Áísínai’pi


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