Experts Claim They've Found the Holy Grail

Two historians claim that the jewel-encrusted goblet is in a Spanish basilica.
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a new claim by two researchers they have solved a 2,000-year-old mystery. They say they found the holy grail. ABC's Paula Faris has the story. Paula. Reporter: Always a fascinating topic, isn't it? The authors claim there is conclusive evidence from ancient Egyptian scrolls confirming there is no doubt they have found one of the most intriguing artifacts in the Christian faith, the holy grail. The holy grail, Dr. Jones. Reporter: For 2,000 years historians have searched for the holy grail. It's been a Hollywood staple. How many wine glasses are there on the table? One. The holy grail. Reporter: One of the oldest mystery what is happened to the cup Jesus used at the last supper re-created there in the new movie "Son of god." This is my blood. Reporter: But now two historians have come forward saying the goblet has been inside this Spanish basilica in Leon, Spain, for the last thousand year. This has been an incredibly popular endeavor to try to find something that Jesus touched. Reporter: The two believe they found evidence documents that muslims stole the infamous cup from jm taking it to Egypt. They said it was then disguised with jewels and eventually given to Spanish king Fernando as a gift. Thousands of believers are now flocking to see the golden chalice. I don't think that we'll ever find the holy grail even if we had it there would be absolutely way to confirm that it, in fact, was the grail. ? Reporter: The latest discovery is stirring new intrigue close to the Easter season, it's doubtful to be the last crusade. Only one way to find out. Reporter: In finding the coveted cup. Now, while it has been inside that museum for a thousand years, it's only been on display since the 1950s. Before that so simply had it in storage. Such a cool story.

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