Shroud of turin second carbon dating
or Santa Sindone), is a length of linen cloth bearing the negative image of a man.Some believe the image depicts Jesus of Nazareth and the fabric is the burial shroud in which he was wrapped after crucifixion.All sample and subsample data including weight, chemical analysis, and radiocarbon dating must be preserved and made public. The following was published yesterday, March 22, 2019, in Archaeometry, a Wiley publication.The results, which were centralized by the British Museum and published in Nature in 1989, provided ‘conclusive evidence’ of the medieval origin of the artefact.However, the raw data were never released by the institutions. PERNAGALLO Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania, Corso Italia 55, 95129 Catania CT, Italy and B.
It is first securely attested in 1390, when a local bishop wrote that the shroud was a forgery and that an unnamed artist had confessed; radiocarbon dating of a sample of the fabric is consistent with this date.
I would allow for a review panel and a public report.
Many open issues need to be addressed before testing.
Dan I am sure that you would support, and I hope make strong moves to use your influence, to campaign for a new radio-carbon -14 dating.
After all, in the past twenty-five years r-c dating has become more scientifically accurate and it should be able to avoid the criticisms of the 1988 dating.