It would appear to be a portrait, uncannily accurate when matched against the gospel accounts of Jesus of Nazareth, and indeed some believe that this stretch of ivory linen is the very cloth that Joseph of Arimathaea placed under and over the body of Jesus ... Where and how he got the relic, no one knows although there was talk of "spoil of battle".
According to the Irish Times , the human remains, which consist of adult leg and foot bones and flesh, were found by Bord Na Móna workers at Rossan Bog close to the Westmeath border in Co Meath on Saturday.
The finding was made close to where another bog body, now known as ‘Moydrum Man’, was found in December 2012, which was dated to between 700 and 400 BC.
The Shroud is in the care of the Roman Catholic Church. The Shroud has a large number of devotees in the Church, clerics and laymen alike, who revere the cloth as the genuine grave garment of Jesus Christ.
Despite the overwhelming weight of the evidence available at present which tends to substantiate the authenticity of the Shroud, the remote possibility still remains, that it could nevertheless turn out to be a clever hoax at some future time.
Radiocarbon dating was invented in the 1950s by the American chemist Willard F.
Libby and a few of his students at the University of Chicago: in 1960, he won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the invention.
de large montrant l'image floue (de face et de dos) d'un homme présentant les traces de blessures compatibles avec un crucifiement.
La représentation figurant certains détails de la Crucifixion de Jésus de Nazareth décrite dans les évangiles canoniques est l'objet de piété populaire et est considérée par l'Église catholique comme une icône.
Radiocarbon dating is one of the best known archaeological dating techniques available to scientists, and the many people in the general public have at least heard of it.