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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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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course ANTH 160 at San Jose State.