Aboriginal Art Symbols - Person
The Aboriginal symbol for a person is a curved 'U' shape that represents their seated imprint left in the sand.
The Aboriginal art symbol for a person is an inverted 'U' shaped curve. It usually suggests a seated figure as the 'U' shape represents their imprint in the sand.
This symbol can be used for both male and female figures depending on the context.
Aboriginal paintings, whose subjects relate to the natural features of the landscape, are usually views from above like a map and their symbols are the characters that communicate their stories.