Altamira Mural in the ARF Atrium

The east wall of the Atrium in the Archaeological Research Facility features a mural designed around a principal panel at Altamira, the renowned Upper Paleolithic cave art site in northern Spain. 

Amanda Adams on scaffolding The mural was painted by Amanda Adams in 2005 following the seismic retrofitting of the ARF building.

The artist Amanda Adams has published a book about early women archaeologists entitled Ladies of the Field: Early Women Archaeologists and Their Search for Adventure (Greystone Books, 2010).