Friday, May 9, 2014

Animal Kingdom Artifact: Another Bamileke Elephant Mask

   After each stay at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge I return home refreshed and newly inspired by the distinct beautiful perfection of the resort.  This includes a new crop of Animal Kingdom Artifacts…a series that I have neglected lately.
   Way back in August of 2012 I featured a Bamileke elephant mask… and while strolling around the far reaches of the Jambo House wings I found another.  Though they have their similarities, they're also remarkably different.  I just adore the beadwork on these gorgeous, over the top masks.

   Please note that since this is at the end of a hallway, it is RIGHT NEXT TO SOMEONES HOTEL ROOM.  This is what differentiates AKL from most other Disney resorts (including the other deluxe style hotels…) is that the theming is literally everywhere.  I love to get aquatinted to the artifacts nearest to our room, which enhances my sense of ownership.  What a lovely artifact.

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