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Shroudie-Alert: Day 2. Chief topic: the Lirey badge, the chain and the so-called “blood belt”

 20:58: Here’s an attempt to line up frontal v dorsal images without the sky falling on one’s head, with or without a cyber-Valkyrie from the far west seeking out her next victim for despatch to the Nether -World naughty-step. Nope, on … Continue reading

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Shroudie-Alert: Day1.Chief topic: the Lirey Pilgrim’s Badge and that enigmatic chain…

17:37:  I’ve been thinking some more (yup, I know I shouldn’t) about that chain-like motif  of bloodstains in the small of the back. Previously, based on the Lirey pilgrim’s badge, it seemed possible that the Mark 1 Shroud was simply … Continue reading

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A question for Stephen Jones re his so-called “wounds” on the Shroud (not to be confused with bloodstains)

Stephen Jones: your latest post focuses on “wounds” and bloodstains on the Shroud. (See also Dan Porter’s current posting which alerted me to it).  Nowhere do you define what you mean by “wound”,  yet you use the terms “wounds” and … Continue reading

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One picture can be worth a thousand words …

There’s some confusion right now about which side of the Man in the Shroud  – left or right – has the spear “wound”. The explanation from ‘DaveB of Wellington, NZ’  on the shroudstory.com site is I believe correct, if somewhat … Continue reading

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Yet more ‘Fanti-sy’ from Fanti, Faccini et al, this time on the spear so-called “wound”…

Here is a screen grab from a fairly recent (2008) review by Faccini, Fanti  et al.(pdf), the first two of whom I have strongly criticized previously for making extraordinary unsupported claims re scourge marks on the Shroud. (I’ve since been … Continue reading

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