The whole of the radiocarbon community knew that the eyes of the world would be upon them.
The Shroud is a linen cloth with a bloody image of a crucified man.
Mark Anderson, who was working for McCrone, analyzed the Shroud samples.
Even the famous Atheist Richard Dawkins admits it is controversial.
Its most distinctive characteristic is the faint, brownish image of a front and back view of a naked man with his hands folded across his groin.
What is the date of Shroud of Turin On 21 April 1988 a small piece of cloth was cut from one of the corners of the Shroud of Turin to do radiocarbon testing to find the age of the Shroud of Turin cloth.
The first possible historical record of the Shroud of Turin dates from 1353 or 1357, and the first certain record is from 1390 when Bishop Pierre d'Arcis in , wrote a to Avignon Obedience , stating that the shroud was a forgery and that the artist had confessed.
Gian Marco Rinaldi and others proved that Kouznetsov never performed the experiments described in his papers, citing non-existent fonts and sources, including the museums from which he claimed to have obtained the samples of ancient weaves on which he performed the experiments.