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Shroud of Turin: Old as Jesus? New York Times . (Late Edition (East Coast)). New York, N.Y.: Jan 27, 2005 . pg. A.4
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Abstract (Summary) ''We're darned sure that part of the cloth was not original Shroud of Turin cloth,'' he said, adding that threads from the main part of the shroud were pure linen, which is spun from flax. » Jump to indexing (document details) Full Text (182 words) Copyright New York Times Company Jan 27, 2005 The Shroud of Turin is much older than the medieval date that modern science has affixed to it and could be old enough to have been the burial wrapping of Jesus, a new analysis concludes. Since 1988, most scientists have confidently concluded that it was the work of a medieval artist, because carbon dating had placed the production of the fabric between 1260 and 1390. In an article this month in the journal Thermochimica Acta, Dr. Raymond N. Rogers, a chemist retired from Los Alamos National Laboratory, said the carbon dating test was valid but that the
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Unformatted text preview: piece tested was about the size of a postage stamp and came from a portion that had been patched. ''We're darned sure that part of the cloth was not original Shroud of Turin cloth,'' he said, adding that threads from the main part of the shroud were pure linen, which is spun from flax. The threads in the patched portion contained cotton as well and had been dyed to match. From other tests, he estimated that the shroud was between 1,300 and 3,000 years old. Indexing (document details) Subjects: Religious icons , Jesus Christ , Carbon dating Document types: News Section: A Publication title: New York Times . (Late Edition (East Coast)). New York, N.Y.: Jan 27, 2005 . pg. A.4 Source type: Newspaper ISSN: 03624331 ProQuest document ID: 784635901 Text Word Count 182 Document URL: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink? did=784635901&Fmt=7&clientId=17867&RQT=309&VName=PQD...
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