Drinking Horn with Brass Cap is the horn of a bovid used as a drinking vessel. They are known from Classical Antiquity especially the Balkans, and remained in use for ceremonial purposes throughout the Middle. Ages and the Early Modern period in some parts of Europe, notably in Germanic Europe, and in the Caucasus. Drinking horns remain an important accessory in culture of ritual toasting in Georgia particular, they are known as khantsi.
Drinking vessels made from glass, wood, ceramics or metal styled in the shape of drinking horns. The ancient Greek term for a drinking horn was simply keras. The drinking horn proper is the rhyton, a drinking vessel made in the shape of horn with an outlet.