Some shroud believers suggested the carbon dates fragments may have included part of a 16th century attempt at ‘invisible’ repair of a shroud dating from the time of christ. The shroud has attracted widespread interest ever since secondo pia took the first photograph of it in 1898: about whether it is jesus' purported burial cloth, how old it might be, and how the. Turin shroud 'older than thought' tests in 1988 concluded the cloth was a medieval hoax the shroud of turin is much older than suggested by radiocarbon dating carried out in the 1980s, according to a new study in a peer-reviewed journal. The shroud of turin, a linen cloth that tradition associates with the crucifixion and burial of jesus, has undergone numerous scientific tests, the most notable of which is radiocarbon dating, in an attempt to determine the relic's authenticity in 1988, scientists at three separate laboratories dated samples from the shroud to a range of 1260–1390 ad, which coincides with the first certain.
Radio carbon dating carried out in 1988 was performed on an area of the relic that was repaired in the 16th century, according to ray rogers, who helped lead the shroud of turin research project.
Turin shroud may have been created by earthquake from time of jesus an earthquake in jerusalem in ad 33 may have caused an atomic reaction which created the turin shroud and skewed radiocarbon.
Dating_the_shroud_of_turin is the 1988 carbon-14 dating in error the shroud story brendan whiting 1936 - 2009 when this evidence is taken into consideration, the carbon dating cannot reflect the date of the untested original main shroud body, only the period of the tested material added at a later date.
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.
Subsequently the shroud was made available for scientific examination, first in 1969 and 1973 by a committee appointed by cardinal michele pellegrino 1 and then again in 1978 by the shroud of turin research project (sturp) 2 even for the first investigation, there was a possibility of using radiocarbon dating to determine the age of the linen.
The shroud of turin is not old enough to be the burial cloth of jesus, according to a radiocarbon dating done in 1988, but a new study says neutron radiation from an ancient earthquake could have. The shroud of turin, the sturp team concluded, “remains now, as it has in the past, a mystery” the carbon-14 bombshell in 1988, the vatican authorized carbon-14 dating of the shroud. Many in the secular media dismiss the shroud as a “medieval forgery” or a clever hoax that characterization is based largely on debunked carbon-14 tests.