The Healing Cup of Nanteos


The Holy Grail of medieval Arthurian romances is the cup used by Christ at the Last Supper. Today it stands for any unattainable ideal. However, the Welsh country house of Nanteos contained a small wooden bowl which claimed to be the actual Last Supper cup. The object is steeped in legend and local tradition and still part of a flourishing folk culture..

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