People in a Northern Spanish Town Believe This Is the Holy Grail (Video)

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April 1 2014 3:01 PM

People in a Spanish Town Believe This Is the Holy Grail

Just don't touch it. 

Local curators were forced to close a display after two historians claimed in a new book that a precious goblet in Spain is actually Jesus’ mythical vessel. Two art historians say Egyptian parchments found in Cairo sparked a three-year investigation that finally led them to the goblet as one of the great Christian relics.

Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los Angeles and regular video contributor to Slate. He is the author of the Image Comics miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben.