Books on Rock Engravings
By far the most useful book on all aspects of Sydney Rock Engravings is:
"A Field Guide to Aboriginal Rock Engravings", by Peter Stanbury & John Clegg, Oxford University Press, 1990. Reprinted in 1996 and 2000. ISBN 0 19 554021 2
Other useful books with additional information as well as some excellent pictures and details of some of the sites are:
"Footprints on Rock", by T. & N. Popp and Bill Walker, 1997, published by Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council, Sydney. ISBN 0 7313 1002 0
"The Riches of Ancient Australia" by Josephine Flood, 1990, UQP, ISBN 0 7022 2259 3
Sydneys Aboriginal Past, by Val Attenbrow, UNSW Press, 2002.
Aboriginal Sydney, by M. Hinkson, 2001, published by AIATSIS, ISBN 0 85575 370 6
There are also a number of academic publications on rock engravings, but the interested reader is referred to the bibliography in Stanbury & Clegg.
More detailed publications
Bednarik, R.G., 1998, "The technology of Petroglyphs", Rock Art Research, 15, 23-35. Discusses the tools, techniques, and classifications of petroglyphs and rock engravings.
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