Shroud of Turin
The Shroud of Turin (or Turin Shroud) is a piece of herringbone twilled linen cloth about 14.4 feet long and 3.6 feet wide, including a 3.2 inches wide strip. It bears an image of a man who appearances have been physically traumatized in such manner that in consist with crucifixion (execution on a cross) . This man is believed to be Jesus of Nazareth.
On the sheet of Shroud of Turin you should notice some of these characteristics:
- There is a gap on the upper corners
- There is an added strip on the cloth
- Present are traces of scorches preceding the fire of the Chamber
- Clear evidence that mending of the scorches from the Chamber fire in 1532
- Traces of water Strains
The Shroud of Turin bears the image of what many believes to by Jesus. Exactly what is shown are believed to be various characteristic signs and the most interesting detail. These include:
- It shows the face and the nape of the neck
- Also feature the chest and the back
- Lastly, the upper and lower limbs and the hands.