New arguments have emerged in favor of the authenticity of the Holy Shroud. This confirms that the 1988 radiocarbon analyzes, which contested their traditional dating, are now to be considered outdated. ”
The Holy Shroud is the sheet that wrapped Jesus of Nazareth, the 1988 radiocarbon analyzes are not reliable and new arguments have emerged favor of authenticity, such as the double superficiality of the body image.Although the documented history dates back to 1353-56, there are traces of the existence of the Shroud in the Byzantine Empire in the seventh century, during the sack of Constantinople and its adoration in Europe by the Templars.
“Prof. Giulio Fanti, syndicist and professor of mechanical and thermal measurements at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Padua