A History of the Cornucopia Slideshow

Statuesque Cornucopia


A statue of a Greek god holding a cornucopia.

"Horn of Plenty"

A cornucopia resembling a goat's horn.

Bread Cornucopia

Often, cornucopias are made of bread... but are not usually edible.

Candy Cornucopia

Cornucopias can also be made out of candy.

Bucket Cornucopia

Some get crafty and put a bucket on its side, full of tumbling pumpkins and squash, for a creative harvest-themed decorative feature.

Hanging Cornucopias


Cornucopias also made unique vessels for holding—or hanging—flowers.

Black Trumpet Mushrooms

The Black Trumpet mushroom is named after the cornucopia, scientifically referred to as Craterellus cornucopiodes.

Waffle Cone

The 1904 St. Louis World's Fair was home to the first waffle cone—and it was dubbed the "World's Fair Cornucopia." Certainly the best kind of cornucopia in our book—because you can eat it!