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Information on the Shroud of Turin is recorded on this site under the following headings:

NOTE: Members of the Shroud Science Group are invited to edit these pages and add others. In order to impose some order I would like, at least initially, to impose the discipline that pages in major topical areas link off this list of topics. Feel free to reorganize these and add new ones, but try to place them in a logical ordering. Thank you!

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Information on the Shroud of Turin Conference Held at Ohio State University in 2008

THE CONFERENCE: "Perspectives on a Multifaceted Enigma"

at The Blackwell Hotelon the grounds of The Ohio State University

August 14-17, 2008 is now over. A Summary of the Conference can be found at www.shroud.com

See CONFERENCE page for further details and download posters at DownloadPosters page at left.

What is the Shroud of Turin?

The Shroud is a single piece of linen cloth about 14 feet long by 3½ feet wide. The twill is a 3 over 1 herringbone weave. It is bloodstained and shows faint front and back images of a man who, by the visible wounds, appears to have been crucified. He seems to be resting in burial repose. See Graphic

What is the ShroudScience Group?

It is a group of about one hundred of scholars and researchers from all the world open to the inclusions of new members if they are qualified to discuss scientific aspects. More details

Scientific Observations THE LIST

The information below is drawn from the list of observations prepared for the THE THIRD DALLAS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE SHROUD OF TURIN: DALLAS, TEXAS, SEPTEMBER 8-11, 2005.
Evidences For Testing Hypotheses About The Body Image Formation of The Turin Shroud authored by members of the Shroud Science group. See the original at PAPER Commentators are encouraged to make references in their discussions to the points in the list.

A. Unquestionable observations:

A primary source of information