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Murruwaygu 2

Classical Koori artists

Murruwaygu: following in the footsteps of our ancestors
An insight into classical Koori or pre-colonial material, in particular the two types of shields unique to the south-east region: the parrying shield and the broad shield. Both are carved from wood and are often highly decorated works of art.

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