Species: Danaus chrysippus alcippus
Common Name: Plain Tiger or the African Monarch
Native Origin: Egypt
Frame Size: 5″ x 5″
Frame Color: Black
Wood Frame: Finest Handmade Museum Quality Sealed Shadowbox Display.
Glass: 99% UV Blocking Museum Grade Conservation Glass to Prevent Insect Fading.
Background: Insect Name & Origin Printed on Old World Style Parchment Backing.
Materials: Archival & Acid Free materials. Picture Hanger Included.
Description: Ancient Egyptian Butterfly. Beautiful golden butterfly from Egypt commonly known as the plain tiger or African Monarch.
This species is believed to be one of the first butterflies to be used in art. A 3500-year-old Egyptian fresco in Luxor features the oldest illustration of this species.