Digital George Stow
Institution : Iziko (no number assigned)
Size : 671mmx494mm
Description : Eleven figures of mixed description, seven of whom are wearing what appear to be skins or karosses, one is standing, the others are in a variety of bending and crouching positions, one is bending, holding a stick near the ground. Written in two hands, one in pencil "From the Cave on the Banks of the Nciba", the other in pen [added later - not in published copy] "Cave on the Lower Black Kei on the farm Upper Longreach Cathcart dist."
Verso : "No 31"
Description in published source : "PLATE 5
LOCALITY.- As Plate 3 [no.28].
SITE.- As Plate 3 [no.28].
DESCRIPTION,- This group is on curved rock below the python in Plate 3. The lower men on the left are superimposed on a red and white eland. The bottom right-hand figure is by itself lower down. There are more naked figures dotted about amoung the men in karosses, and behind the tall man in the left corner is another like him. The light paint has faded and bits of rock have flaked off.
EXPLANATION.- Stow wrote, ‘Group of Bushmen n hunting disguises.’
Published : "Rock Paintings in SA" plate 5
Locality : Neiba River; Longreach, Lower Black Kei River