an ancient Greek cup shaped like a drinking horn and typically made in the form of an animal's head
Origin of rhytonGr, neuter of rhytos, flowing, akin to rheein, to flow: see stream
A hornlike drinking vessel of ancient times, often having a pointed end shaped like an animal or animal's head.
Origin of rhytonGreek rhuton from neuter of rhutos fluid, liquid ; see sreu- in Indo-European roots.
4th-century bc sphinx-shaped rhyton from the Borovo treasure, National Museum of History, Sofia, Bulgaria
(plural rhytons or rhyta)
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