Ray rogers shroud of turin carbon dating
In the Gospel account by Matthew, Mark and John we find mention of a ‘crown of thorns’.
The Shroud of Turin shows unusual blood flows around the top of the head and traces of blood in the hair and especially the back of the head.
The Shroud clearly shows such marks, particularly on the back of the body.
The Roman instrument used at the time was a whip with three prongs; the tips of these prongs contained bone, shaped to inflict maximum damage and to tear at the flesh.
Again, the Shroud depicts just this, with large noticeable blood flows present in both these areas of the cloth.
The negative produced from this photograph revealed amazing levels of detail in the Shroud.
All these are consistent with what we would have expected if a crown of thorns was worn.
would have most likely been nailed to the cross with nails driven through the wrists and feet.
Any theory about how the image formed must account for all the following characteristics: 1. Did Carbon 14 dating of the cloth not prove it a fake in 1988?
The image is extremely faint, appearing only on the very upper fibres of the cloth. There is no pigment or dyes contained in the image areas. The further the body is from the cloth the more faint the image – this leads to what is known as the ‘3D’ quality of the Shroud. The Shroud made international headlines in 1988 when carbon dating tests carried out by four independent laboratories dated the Shroud to 1260 – 1360 CE.