Browsing Radiocarbon, Volume 52, Number 4 (2010) by Authors
Investigating a Dated Piece of the Shroud of TurinFreer-Waters, Rachel A.; Jull, A. J. Timothy (Department of Geosciences, The University of Arizona, 2010-01-01)We present a photomicrographic investigation of a sample of the Shroud of Turin, split from one used in the radiocarbon dating study of 1988 at Arizona. In contrast to other reports on less-documented material, we find no evidence to contradict the idea that the sample studied was taken from the main part of the shroud, as reported by Damon et al. (1989). We also find no evidence for either coatings or dyes, and only minor contaminants.