Digital George Stow
Institution : Iziko (no number assigned)
Size : 667x506mm
Description : Two animals, one an antelope and the other of mixed description - with various shapes and markings. "From cave ([illegible]Stuurman's[?]) in K[illegible]t's kloof Koesberg [?] O.F.S."
Verso : "Tortoise like rain animal"; "135"; other writing in blue crayon
Description in published source : “PLATE 42
LOCALITY.– As Plate 41 [Stow no. 134].
SITE. – As Plate 41.
DESCRIPTION.– This creature is not far from that in Plate 41, and like it, superimposed on red and white bucks of which there are numbers in the shelter. The white paint is fading rapidly, the tail has been rubbed out.
EXPLANATION BY A BUSHMAN.– ‘The rain with white quartz which has hail.
This form of rain animal resembles a tortoise, which was under the special protection of the water.
Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 18 1/4 inches.” (Bleek)
Published : "Rock Paintings in SA" plate 42