By: Knight, Christopher and Lomas, Robert.
Shaftesbury, Dorset: Element, .:
Seller ID: 00486sc
Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xi, 256 pp. Fine (As New), in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. For almost seven and a half centuries a piece of cloth was venerated because it bore the image of the crucified Christ, but in 1988 results of carbon dating showed that the fabric could not pre-date 1260. Now new evidence conclusively proves that it is not a fake...yet neither is it the image of Jesus Christ. Christopher Knight and Robert Lomas have been able to identify precisely where and when the shroud came into existence and to name the people involved. Using the latest scientifi... View More...