The shroud of turin a linen cloth that tradition associates with the crucifixion and burial of jesus has undergone numerous scientific tests the most notable of which is radiocarbon dating in an attempt to determine the relics authenticity.
Fig1 mean radiocarbon dates with a 1771 sd sd standard deviation errors of the shroud of turin and control samples as supplied by the three laboratories a arizona o oxford z zurich see also table 2 the shroud is sample 1 and the three controls are samples 24 note the break in age scale ages are given in yr bp years before 1950.
Moreover rogers found that the shroud sample used for radiocarbon dating contain alizarin dye utilized by the reweavers to match the original main cloth whereas no dye of any form was found on any part of the original shroud cloth.
Radiocarbon dating the shroud of turin remi van haelst 4 the procedures for taking the samples and assessment of the results were discussed by representatives of the three chosen laboratories at a meeting at the british museum in january 1988 and their recommendations were subsequently approved by the archbishop of turin.
Span classnews_dtjan 23 2011spannbsp018332the shroud of turin may be the real burial cloth of jesus the carbon dating once seemingly proving it was a medieval fake is now widely thought of as suspect and meaningless.
Span classnews_dtoct 29 2017spannbsp018332this is part 10 vignon markings shrouds 12601390 radiocarbon date is against the preponderance of the evidence 2 in my steps in the development of my radiocarbon dating of the turin shroud hacker theory series.
Span classnews_dtfeb 11 2014spannbsp018332turin shroud may have been created by earthquake from time of jesus an earthquake in jerusalem in ad 33 may have caused an atomic reaction which created the turin shroud and skewed radiocarbon.