FIG.1 Mean radiocarbon dates, with a ±1 sd (sd = standard deviation) errors, of the Shroud of Turin and control samples, as supplied by the three laboratories (A, Arizona; O, Oxford; Z, Zurich) (See also Table 2.) The shroud is sample 1, and the three controls are samples 2-4. 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.It is kept in the royal chapel of the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Turin, Piedmont, northern Italy.The cloth itself is believed by some to be the burial shroud that. Forty years ago today, on October 8, 1978, the Shroud of Turin Research Project (STURP) team began their historic, first ever in-depth scientific examination of the Shroud of Turin in a makeshift "laboratory" in the Royal Palace of Turin. The examination took place over a period of five days and nights, from October 8 through 13, 1978. Update: After reading our original article on the Shroud of Turin and its carbon dating, a USA college student writing a thesis on the subject asked us a series of questions regarding our skepticism towards the Shroud of Turin.Thus we've rehashed this page to include our answers since they provide yet more reasons to reject the shroud as authentic. The original article detailing Father Laisney. Carbon-14: The Shroud of Turin (An Amari Johnston Novel Book 1) - Kindle edition by R.A. Williams. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Carbon-14: The Shroud of Turin (An Amari Johnston Novel Book 1). The Turin Shroud is a fake. That is the verdict of Catholic Bishop Pierre d’Arcis who has written to tell the Pope it was “a clever sleight of hand” by someone “falsely declaring this was. "All empirical evidence and logical reasoning concerning the shroud of Turin will lead any objective, rational person to the firm conclusion that the shroud is an artifact created by an artist in the fourteenth-century."--Steven D. Schafersman The "shroud" of Turin is a woven cloth about 14 feet. The Rape of the Turin Shroud [William Meacham] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book describes the two major fiascos to have afflicted the Turin Shroud in recent years: the C-14 dating of 1988 and the so-called restoration of 2002. What Jesus really looked like may not be like the portraits of Jesus we see everywhere. See the real photo of Jesus here taken from the miracle image on his burial cloth known as the Shroud of Turin. The Shroud of Turin may be an authentic relic of Jesus or a medieval fake, but a DNA analysis of dust from the shroud won't settle the debate.