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In the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Indiana chooses the Grail from a selection of cups. He chooses the one that's not made of gold, saying “that's the cup of a carpenter”. But what material is it made of, if not gold?

A previous answer claims it's a clay cup. But I had assumed the cup would be made of wood, because a carpenter works with wood. What else would Indiana mean with that statement?

Which one is right?

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    I don't recall any versions of the legend in which Jesus made the Grail himself. I would assume Indiana just meant that it was a cup a carpenter might own. – Harry Johnston Mar 19 '18 at 2:23
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    This script refers to it as earthenware. i.e.: clay. The point of it being "the cup of a carpenter" is that it's the least decorated, plainest, humblest cup amongst them all. – Tim Mar 19 '18 at 2:33
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    Yeah, all my carpenter friends, living the humble life, have gold leaf on the insides of all their cups too :) – n_b Mar 19 '18 at 2:51
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    I've voted to close. The question is answered in the question. – Valorum Mar 19 '18 at 6:39
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    @b_jonas - "What's the cup made of? This answer says it's clay but I want more details." = Already answered in the dupe – Valorum Mar 19 '18 at 15:40