The shroud of turin is much older than suggested by radiocarbon dating carried out in the 1980s, according to a new study in a peer-reviewed journal a research paper published in thermochimica acta suggests the shroud is between 1,300 and 3,000 years old the author dismisses 1988 carbon-14 dating. The shroud of turin, shown in 1979, is a 14-foot linen revered by some as the burial cloth of jesus the pope provided the introduction for a tv appearance of the cloth on holy saturday. The shroud has attracted widespread interest ever since secondo pia took the first photograph of it in 1898: about whether it is jesus' purported burial cloth, how old it might be, and how the.
The last time the shroud was on view, for six weeks in 2010, more than two million people saw it, even though in 1988, after a carbon dating test, it was declared a medieval fake - dating from. When this evidence is taken into consideration, the carbon dating cannot reflect the date of the untested original main shroud body, only the period of the tested material added at a later date. In 1988, carbon dating tests were performed on the shroud, which placed its origins in the medieval era however, many, including fanti, have claimed the results were faulty due to laboratory contamination.
The shroud of turin or turin shroud (italian: sindone di torino, sacra sindone [ˈsaːkra ˈsindone] or santa sindone) is a length of linen cloth bearing the negative image of a man who is alleged to be jesus of nazareth.
The shroud of turin, the sturp team concluded, “remains now, as it has in the past, a mystery” the carbon-14 bombshell in 1988, the vatican authorized carbon-14 dating of the shroud.
Turin shroud may have been created by earthquake from time of jesus an earthquake in jerusalem in ad 33 may have caused an atomic reaction which created the turin shroud and skewed radiocarbon.
The shroud of turin may be the real burial cloth of jesus the carbon dating, once seemingly proving it was a medieval fake, is now widely thought of as suspect and meaningless even the famous atheist richard dawkins admits it is controversial. The shroud of turin, a linen cloth that tradition associates with the crucifixion and burial of jesus, has undergone numerous scientific tests, the most notable of which is radiocarbon dating, in an attempt to determine the relic's authenticity in 1988, scientists at three separate laboratories dated samples from the shroud to a range of 1260–1390 ad, which coincides with the first certain. Many in the secular media dismiss the shroud as a “medieval forgery” or a clever hoax that characterization is based largely on debunked carbon-14 tests.