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Faking it Part 3: Why do early copies of the Shroud show so little evidence of the in-your-face blood stains we see today? (Some won’t like the answer..).

Here is an artist’s rendering of the Shroud as it was perceived (or recalled)  in 1516, some 16 years before the damaging 1532 that obliterated so much of the upper arms and torso. It’s the so-called Lier copy (not to … Continue reading

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I’m glad you asked me that Paul (even if posted to The Other Site) …

 Comment from “Paul” on The Other Site: “…if an object can not be reproduced in over a 500 year period was it ever made… ?” First one has to ask about motivation: who might wish to reproduce the Shroud, and … Continue reading

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If you take away the blood from the Man in the Shroud, what are you left with?

This is really a postscript to my previous post, a PS with an admittedly strident take- away message:  we MUST get that blood radiocarbon-dated. It’s that or having to endure a never-ending stream of pseudo-science,  epicentre the Vatican (Papal edict: … Continue reading

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Let’s take a closer look at a subset of bloodstains that STURP says were imprinted before the body image… (Warning: this post is not for those who are convinced of the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin)…

(Skip to Approach below if you are familiar with Shroud controversy, and simply want to know what’s new in this posting that could justify its choice of title). We are told repeatedly that the bloodstains on the Shroud are underneath … Continue reading

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Shroud of Turin: one man’s scrutiny and interpretation of what he calls “clack” (i.e. dribbles of reddish-brown pigment) in real time

“Clack” is the term I have coined for the reddish- brown puddles, trickles and smudges  on the Shroud of Turin. Some describe them as blood, even though their uv/visible spectrum is  atypical of blood, causing the late Alan Adler to … Continue reading

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The Turin Shroud: Spotlight on a particular ?-mark stain. Some call it blood; I call it CLACK…

I need a name for this, and other similar features on the Shroud that have prematurely (in my view) been labelled as “blood”, despite the everlasting strong red or red-brown colour. This particular stain is handy – reminding one there … Continue reading

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