Rock Paintings of Muralag


Muralag is the largest island in Torres Strait and is the acknowledged home of the Kaurareg Aboriginal community. A total of three rock-art sites comprising of 106 monochrome and bichrome paintings were documented during fieldwork in 2003 and 2004. All three sites are located in coastal settings on the west coast of Muralag - two were discovered during surveys , while the third is Frenchman's Cave.

Cite this Record

Rock Paintings of Muralag. Liam Brady, Lynette Russel. In Pictures, Patterns and Objects: Rock-Art of the Torres Strait Islands, Northeastern Australia. North Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing. 2010 ( tDAR id: 367126)

Spatial Coverage

min long: 141.064; min lat: -11.222 ; max long: 144.426; max lat: -7.471 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Principal Investigator(s): Liam Brady

Record Identifiers

isbn(s): 9781921875069