This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Cornucopia.
The cornucopia is a large horn-shaped container - usually a woven basket overflowing with produce, flowers, or nuts. No two specimens are exactly alike. It's symbolic meaning is associated with a bounteous harvest.
Physical Description: While individual examples vary widely, the basic form of the symbol—a horn-shaped vessel filled (sometimes overflowing) with all manner of fruits, flowers, grains and vegetables—is unmistakable.
The vessel also possesses symbolic meaning in its own right; since the horn is phallic-shaped but hollow at the same time, it combines sexual imagery of both male and female, which further ties into notions of fertility.
Greece : The cornucopia has its roots in ancient Greek mythology. As an infant, the god Zeus was nourished by the she-goat Amalthea, and the first cornucopia was created from one of her horns and filled with goat's milk.
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