Religion: Grail?

In a vault of the Chatham Phenix National Bank & Trust Co. on Fifth Avenue, Manhattan, lies a silver cup of great antiquity. It is believed by many to be the Holy Grail which according to legend vanished mysteriously after Sir Galahad took it to the city of Sarras in the East. The cup is known as the Great Chalice of Antioch, where it was discovered in 1910 by some excavating Arabs. It has been since 1914 the property of Fahim Joseph Kouchakji. a Syrian Catholic born in Aleppo who became a U....

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