Shroud turin dating
They all concluded the alleged fake shroud was supposedly manufactured sometime between 12 AD, ostensibly for no other reason than to fool a lot of people and legitimize belief in the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.Interestingly, the STURP experiments produced a puzzling mix of results.
The main aim of this study is to assess - in a reliable non-destructive way and in complementarity to methods already employed or under consideration for future examination campaigns - and to determine some key parameters useful to enhance current knowledge and databases on the textile properties of the Shroud.
Information to be obtained could reveal new interesting and original features with potential scientific and historical effects as well as contributing to solving problems of conservation and preservation.
The radiocarbon date was thus not valid for determining the true age of the shroud.
What Rogers had found was clear evidence of mending.
I will list the main headings as bullet-points, linking them back to my previous "My theory ..." posts on those topics. In fact Arizona laboratory still has an undated part of its Shroud sample as it came from Turin, and it has "no evidence for either coatings or dyes, and only minor contaminants".