Had I, I would have certainly accepted the conclusion. Margaret, widow of Humbert, never returned it but gave it in to the Duke of Savoy.
Using mathematical image enhancement technology, Giulio Fanti and Roberto Maggiolo, researchers at the University of Padua in Italy, discovered a faint image of a second face on the back of the Shroud of Turin.
And though the Fourth Lateran Council, inacknowledged the problem, church authorities did little to curb the market in them. The Shroud of Turin is a world-famous piece of cloth alleged to have been the burial garment of Jesus Christ. In several articles, Daniel Scavoneprofessor Emeritus of history at the University of southern Indiana, puts forward a hypothesis which identifies the Shroud of Turin as the real object that inspires the romances of the Holy Grail.
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Although some claim the shroud impression contains human blood, that contention has never been proved by science, and the trickles of blood on the head appear to confirm that the image is a forgery, as the blood would have been matted in the hairnot running down the scalp.
Several cotton fibers are also visible.
Suddenly, with no logical reason that I could see, Cahill introduced the Shroud of Turin. These explanations — one was that a fire in changed the age of the Shroud, another was that a bioplastic-polymer growing on the Shroud contaminated the sample — lacked scientific credibility. This he said was wild.
Bresee suggest that examples of this blowing technique may be found in the paleolithic artwork of the Lascaux caves, for instance, also devoid of brush strokes. Some have suggested a connection between the Shroud of Turin and the Image of Edessa.