Intorno al terriccio sul telo sindonico

Giovanna Di Salvo, Giovanni Fazio

Abstract


In this article we re-examine the presence of loam on the Shroud considering it as a new image. It is constituted, mainly, from calcium carbonate crystallized in rhombic form (aragonite), and it is formed by a cloth-body contact mechanism. This result supports the Middle Eastern origin of the Turin Linen and strengthens the hypothesis that itself wrapped a wounded human body.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1478/C1A0501010