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- Might those be congealed gluten flecks one sees on and off the Turin Shroud’s body image? Evidence for medieval wheat flour imprinting?
- What’s Dan Porter up to these days (Christmas 2016, 1 year after finally closing his Shroud of Turin blog)?
- The Turin Shroud – surely the most cunning, dastardly con trick in history (14th century France)
- Might invisible ink technology (mere child’s play) have been superbly fine-tuned to achieve whole body imaging?
- Shroud Question 1 from David Goulet: it’s to do with the testability of my 14th century flour-imprinting model.
- Final posting in previous stodgy site format: “Shroud of Turin – and now for a retrospective look at the boring old (systematic) science”
- Modelling the Shroud of Turin with white flour, olive oil and a real face – in pictures.
- More original, cutting edge stuff from Hugh Farey appears in his latest BSTS Newsletter No.82 (December 2015)
- Contact prints from a 3D figure will always be wider and suffer from wrap-around distortion. True or false?
- Here’s how a medieval entrepreneur could have produced the iconic two-fold image on the Turin Shroud.
- Who says science can’t explain the Shroud of Turin?
- Modelling the Man on the Turin Shroud using medieval technology: are we nearly there yet?
- Which type of flour is better for modelling the Man on the Turin Shroud? Aristocratic fine white wheat or monkish rye wholemeal?
- Response of my thermally-imprinted models of the Man on the Turin Shroud to an allegedly crucial test with ultraviolet light.
- What happened to make Geoffroy de Charny’s humble chapel the first undisputed mid-14th century home of the Turin Shroud? A second ransom demand?
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- Doubly puzzling news item regarding Shroud promoter Russ Breault.
- A new take in pictures on an old artefact – the (not really a) Shroud of Turin, more an imaginative 14th century marketing wheeze.
- Did you know there is a high-definition image of the Turin Shroud (most of it still under wraps)?
- Shroud Scope 1: Let's take a closer look at the bloodstains on the Shroud of Turin. Correction - the images that are interpreted as bloodstains.
- Shroud Scope 3: Now let’s take a closer look at the wrist - the one with the bloodstain and, supposedly, an underlying nail wound.
- Here’s an updated version of my ‘iconoplastic’ modelling of that Turin so-called “Shroud” (probably a misnomer).
- Is the Shroud of Turin really just 18 years short of its 2000th birthday? SEE THIS BLOG FOR A DAILY ACERBIC OVERVIEW OF CURRENT WRANGLING ( currently 2015, Week 32)
- The Turin Shroud - surely the most cunning, dastardly con trick in history (14th century France)
Category Archives: medieval forgery
Might invisible ink technology (mere child’s play) have been superbly fine-tuned to achieve whole body imaging?
Latest: Sept 9, 2016: Glory be! This site has finally managed to make it onto Page 3 listings of a Google (UK) search under (shroud of turin), albeit at or near the bottom! This morning’s screen grab: There I was … Continue reading
Might flour-power have been used create the enigmatic “Shroud” of Turin body image? A retired FMBRA flour scientist says …
Back in January 2012 this investigator set out to model the Shroud of Turin body image, using known scientific principles. (He thinks he may have succeeded!) It was in response to the claim by Paolo Di Lazzaro and his … Continue reading
Is the Shroud of Turin really just 18 years short of its 2000th birthday? SEE THIS BLOG FOR A DAILY ACERBIC OVERVIEW OF CURRENT WRANGLING (currently 2015, now Week 35)
Topic 8: This one is about the subtelty of the image formed on linen using my latest flour-imprinting technique, i.e. dry flour onto wet linen, followed by brief oven roasting to bring up the orange-brown image, followed by washing with … Continue reading
A generic model for how the Turin Shroud could have been forged via a TWO STEP process (image capture, then separate image development).
Here’s a comment I left a couple of days ago on Dan Porter’s shroudstory site (my last on that impervious-to-reason site). It flags up my current thinking that the Turin Shroud must have been produced via a TWO STEP process … Continue reading
Who can correctly guess the gist of my next posting, one that will be addressed primarily to MSM journalists? Here are some clues. 1. The effect that centuries of wear and tear might have on ancient man-made images. 2. Mickey … Continue reading
Time methinks to provide a more attractive/repulsive tagline for this blog (the choice depending on your personal take on Shroud authenticity). Previous tagline: The Shroud image could easily be mistaken for a contact scorch – highest point on weave, non- … Continue reading
Flow chart summarising a novel hypothesis for how the Shroud of Turin came into existence (and fooled generations of scholars)
Click on any part of the two images to enlarge. (Click twice for double enlargement). The second image is a continuation of the first to the modern day. ( a stand-alone 500 word summary has also been added to the … Continue reading