Carbon dating of shroud of turin bise dating
The results were compared to similar tests on samples of cloth from between 3250 BC and 2000 AD whose dates are accurately known.
The stitching pattern, which she says was the work of a professional, is quite similar to the hem of a cloth found in the tombs of the Jewish fortress of Masada. This kind of stitch has never been found in Medieval Europe.
tested positive] for vanillin wherever lignin could be observed on growth nodes.
The disappearance of all traces of vanillin from the lignin in the shroud indicates a much older age than the radiocarbon laboratories reported." "The fire of 1532 could not have greatly affected the vanillin content of lignin in all parts of the shroud equally. therefore, the unscorched parts of the folded cloth could not have become very hot." "The cloth's center would not have heated at all in the time available.
A linen produced in 1260 AD would have retained about 37% of its vanillin in 1978...
The Holland cloth, and all other medieval linens gave the test [i.e.