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Carbon 14 dating of the shroud of turin

This just shows how relics have been regarded by many more recently.

In other words it is almost certain that the shroud itself was not carbon dated.

(Reported August 15, 2008, at the Ohio State University Shroud of Turin scientific conference).

Whilst studies will undoubtedly identify some relics as counterfeit or misidentified, others may be confirmed as originating from the time and place where the holy person lived. The Shroud of Turin is a linen which has impressed a faint image of a man and some color spots (supposedly blood).

Many experts have stood by a 1988 carbon-14 dating of scraps of the cloth carried out by labs in Oxford, Zurich and Arizona that dated it from 1260 to 1390, which, of course, would rule out its used during the time of new test, by scientists at the University of Padua in northern Italy, used the same fibers from the 1988 tests but disputes the findings.

The cloth has been kept at the cathedral since 1578.

Actually, the news is from 2013, but you probably still think it’s a medieval fake.

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