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Posted October 18, 2019 14:04:23 A “wonderfully” carved wooden obelisks carved from iron ore have vanished from a Victorian park and a park ranger believes they were brought there to be used as part of a ritual.
Key points:In November 2015, the monument was discovered at the bushlands of Victoria’s Mount Isa in the state’s north and is thought to have been carved by an Aboriginal man in the 1800sA man who spotted the obelixes said he “saw it as a sign” of a “great civilisation”The monument is believed to have stood at the corner of Mount Isa and the North Shore Highway for nearly 100 yearsThe man who saw the obels said he believed they were part of an Aboriginal ceremony which involved carving a stone obelich in a large stone bowl and a circle of stone obels around the bowl.
“It was just fantastic.
It was so large,” he said.”
There was a whole pile of it and it was just massive.”
I think I saw it as my way of communicating with my ancestors.
“Mount Isa National Park manager Paul McComb said he was “delighted” the obelin had been found, and that it was likely to be one of a number of similar structures found in the area.”
We are delighted that it has been found.
We hope that the Aboriginal people who worked on it are well-remembered for their great works of art,” he told the ABC.”
Our parks and conservation team have been actively looking at the location of the site for the past two years, looking for evidence of their long-term occupation.
“The park is now working with the Aboriginal community to identify the people who may have used the monument.”
A spokeswoman for the park said it was “appalled” the structures were gone.
“Mount Isa’s Aboriginal Heritage Advisory Committee is deeply concerned at the loss of this magnificent and iconic monument,” the spokeswoman said.
The spokeswoman said the committee would be seeking to learn more about what happened to the monument.
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